Canon is Now in the Sensor Business: 120MP Monster Unleashed

Canon is now officially in the business of selling sensors. Third-party companies can now purchase three of Canon’s state-of-the-art sensors, including the 120-megapixel monster that has received a significant amount of attention in recent years. New Camera reports that the three sensors are available through the Canon authorized distributor Phase 1 Technology Corp of New York, not to be confused with Phase One the Danish camera company. The three sensors are Canon’s 120MP ultra-high-resolution CMOS, 5MP global shutter CMOS, and ultra-low-light Full HD CMOS. “Canon industrial sensors redefine high-performance with state-of-the-art technology, backed by decades of ongoing development and improvement,”
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Three Huge Reasons Every Photographer Should Be Writing

Three Huge Reasons Every Photographer Should Be Writing When the general public picture photographers, they tend to envision a creative individual who goes out and snaps away at anything and everything that inspires them; architecture, nature, sports, or whatever assignment they've been put on. It's likely that they never think of the hours we spend marketing, writing proposals, editing, doing book-keeping, etc. [ Read More ]

Fujifilm’s $6.1B Merger with Xerox Implodes After Investors Revolt

Xerox has called off its $6.1 billion mega-merger with Fujifilm after major shareholders revolted due to their belief that Xerox had been undervalued. The two companies had originally struck a deal in January 2018 that would have merged Xerox into a joint venture between the two firms while giving Fujifilm majority ownership and control. Investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who own a combined 15% of Xerox, responded by launching a campaign to hold out for a higher price of $40 per share in cash, versus Fujifilm’s offer of $28 per share (as estimated by the investors). After reaching
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Are You Pricing Your Photography Services Correctly?

Are You Pricing Your Photography Services Correctly? One of the biggest questions photographers have when starting their business is if they’re pricing themselves correctly. Even seasoned professionals sometimes question whether their pricing is correct. Here are a few tips to ensure you’re pricing realistically and accurately for your services. [ Read More ]

The Future of Making Money as a Creator

The Future of Making Money as a Creator Many of us love creating photos or video but have a lot of trouble turning that passion into profit. It can be scary to think about what happens when you turn what you love into your job; will you still love doing it or will it just become a job? What if we lived in a world where we create exactly what we want and not sacrifice what we love while still making money? [ Read More ]

The Time to Form Your Creative Team Is Before Your Big Break Arrives

The Time to Form Your Creative Team Is Before Your Big Break Arrives As you begin to get bigger and bigger jobs, it will soon be increasingly obvious that much of your success will be derived from the team members you choose to surround yourself with. No matter how good you may be, having an equally if not more qualified team surrounding you can make the difference between an average photograph and a great one. [ Read More ]

One Thing I Regret Not Starting Sooner as a Photographer

One Thing I Regret Not Starting Sooner as a Photographer What if I said there was something more useful for our photographic careers than any social network we've ever been on? With the ability to reach many more people than all your followers on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter combined; no restrictive algorithms, no paying to boost posts, no adverts. Do you want in? [ Read More ]

Learn How To Ask

Learn How To Ask Very often it’s not the actual skill as a photographer that’s lacking, but rather the ability to ask and help someone solve a problem they have. In this video, Chris Do of Futur shares how you might be able to change your approach and thinking. [ Read More ]

Is Email Marketing Profitable for Photographers?

Is Email Marketing Profitable for Photographers? If you're trying to build a profitable business, you've probably heard people say you need to build an email list and do email marketing. But is that really so? And what kind of time and resources does it take to actually create an email list? Let’s go through it all and see why I don’t think email marketing is really worth it. [ Read More ]