When you’re very early in your photography career, getting an agent will seem like a mysterious process. Many photographers feel that signing with an agent will offer the key to their fortunes. When they do sign, some photographers will feel they have finally made it.
Of course, everyone wants to be in a situation where they are offered bigger and better jobs, but I would suggest agents should be seen as a by-product of success rather than the key to it.
Do I really need an agent?
Many photographers think they need an agent way before they actually do. You
Following on Canon’s footsteps, Fujifilm just introduced the company’s solution to turn X series and GFX system digital cameras into webcams. Now you can have a 102 million pixels webcam!
If you’ve a Fujifilm GFX100 camera and a Windows computer, you’ve a webcam that will make everybody go “Wow”. Not only do you have a huge sensor, with 102 million pixels, but you also have the option to choose the lens best adapted to each situation, and even the freedom to choose the Film Simulation mode that best suits your mood for each web-conference. Now, that’s a whole new world
I know, you’re tired of reading about coronavirus and its colossal impact on both people and industry alike. Well, this article isn’t really about coronavirus, but rather what it has served to highlight.
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level! Today, we chat with wedding photographer and ClickCon creator Sherry Hagerman. She discusses the important role that education plays in every photographer’s career, as well as exciting new educational opportunities! Be sure to check out Platypod®, the world’s most […]
Olympus has announced that it is exiting the camera business in South Korea due to plummeting sales.
The Korea Times reports that Olympus Korea will shutter its imaging segment on June 30th, 2020, and will focus all of its efforts instead on its optical and scientific equipment businesses. The Olympus service facility in the country will continue to operate until March 31st, 2026, allowing Korean photographers who own Olympus gear to have their gear repaired.
“Olympus Korea had made strenuous efforts to increase the profitability and efficiency of its imaging business by concentrating on mirrorless cameras, including OM-D and PEN
Pricing restaurant photography is something most food photographers will struggle with at the start. In this video I discuss how much you can charge as well as some of the negotiation pit falls to avoid.
This is part 3 in a 7-part series on creating a solid content market strategy. The first pillar in creating a strong foundation for a content marketing strategy was knowing the objective. Pillar #2 was “Be on brand” (and know when it’s okay to be off-brand). This week I tackle the third pillar—picking the right content.
It goes without saying that picking the right type of content is a key part of any content marketing strategy. Today I want to challenge what you think should be your chosen content type and consider content types you may not have
IBC2020 cancelled amid coronavirus uncertainty and safety concerns Event was due to take place at the RAI in Amsterdam 11-14 September IBC CEO Michael Crimp: “IBC will continue to support the industry get back on track”
Generating decent income from YouTube is a dream of a lot of content creators, and you might be wondering what kind of money you can earn from the platform once you have found decent success. This great video features a prominent photography YouTuber sharing an honest look at the kind of money he makes from his channel and what you can expect.
Working out how to price high end commercial food photography campaigns is incredibly hard, especially with no information online available. In this video I go over exactly how I go about pricing my larger shoots and everything that goes into creating the quote.
This is inevitably the question that pops up in the minds of most photography enthusiasts and amateurs. In this video, a photographer who has gone from I.T. to photography to YouTube recounts his story of how he got to where he is now and gives some advice to would-be professional photographers.
You bought a camera, lenses, and gear that you’re not convinced was essential. Many photographers feel that’s all you need and the clients come walking in through your door. You’ve been fooled because the majority of your success depends on the business aspect of your operation. Let’s do an exercise that better prepares you for success.
There’s no denying that the Coronavirus has changed the world as we know it. The way companies and individuals act towards photography going forward is about to shift dramatically. Are you ready for this?
Most of my working life was spent at jobs in factories, in classrooms, behind a bar, and in offices. Being a freelance photographer means that I began spending a lot of time working from home. Now, given recent events, I’m spending all of my time working from home. How does working from home affect your mental health? Do you have any strategies for wellbeing?
Creating a portfolio is more than simply selecting pretty images. In this video, I go over three photographers’ work who are at different levels and explain how they should build their portfolio and what they need to do to move up to the next level.