Category: Business

What’s our business in 2023?

This post is by Vanelli from Photofocus

Fab and Vanelli explore the wacky world of running a photography business, and in this episode, you’ll find out … You can find Give it a Shot on your favorite podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podcast Index, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Overcast, Castbox, and many more.

How Fujifilm survived while Kodak didn’t

Kodak may still be around today, but it’s a shell of its former self. Founded in 1892, it was once the biggest name in the photography industry. These days, though, it’s mostly propped up by the Hollywood film industry and licensing its name to random products (not always for the better). Popping up slightly later, […]

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Why You Need to Do Things You Don’t Like to Be a Successful Professional Photographer

This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

It would be nice if finding financial success as a photographer was as easy as taking great pictures and being paid for them, but it involves so much more than what you do behind the camera and often requires you to do things you might not really enjoy. This excellent video essay features an experienced professional discussing why you have to “play the game” if you want to make photography a career.

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Common Photography Business Mistakes and How to Fix Them

This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

It is one thing to be a good photographer, but running a successful photo business takes a large set of skills that have nothing to do with a camera. If you are new to working as a professional, check out this fantastic video tutorial that discusses some common business mistakes photographers make and how to fix them.

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The Future of Avid?

This post is by Oliver Peters from digitalfilms

This week the audio and editing worlds were buzzing with news that Avid Technology was exploring a potential sale of the company. This stems from a single article at Reuters. I have no additional news on this nor any inside information. Not to mention that any such single news article should always be taken with […]

How to Get Photo Clients From Instagram

This post is by Alex Cooke from Fstoppers

While a website is important, depending on what you shoot, an up-to-date Instagram account can be just as (or arguably more) important for providing a place for clients to find and contact you. If you would like to increase your bookings on Instagram, check out this fantastic video tutorial that shares five tips to help you do that, even if you do not have a lot of followers.

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How Much I Made From YouTube Full-Time in 2022

This post is by Alex Armitage from Fstoppers

While my focus revolves around landscape photography, much of the information I break down through this article would apply to any photography content channel. I’ve been doing YouTube full time for over two years. This is a breakdown of all of my revenue from 2022.

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You Can’t Be a Professional Photographer Without Having This

This post is by Illya Ovchar from Fstoppers

There are only a select few truly universal things that every photographer must have. While you may think of the obvious, such as cameras, lenses, bags, and other kit, we won’t talk about any of these in this particular article. Instead, we will talk more about a service that every photographer must use in order to be a real pro.

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You don’t need to know everything to be a good photographer

How much do you really know about photography? If you’re like me, your knee-jerk reaction is probably “quite a lot, actually, thanks,” however upon taking one of DIYP’s quizzes, I would beg to differ! Like most people, I am very knowledgeable about a few key aspects, somewhat knowledgeable about a lot, and I’m sorry to […]

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