The Pros and Cons of Working with an Agent: Advice for Photographers


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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

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Fujifilm GFX 100 medium camera: your new 102 million pixels webcam!


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Fujifilm GFX 100 medium camera: your new 102 million pixels webcam!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

Fujifilm GFX 100 medium camera: your new 102 million pixels webcam!
Fujifilm GFX 100 medium camera: your new 102 million pixels webcam!
Fujifilm GFX 100 medium camera: your new 102 million pixels webcam!

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Tips and Tricks for Creating a Strong Print Portfolio


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Tips and Tricks for Creating a Strong Print Portfolio

Whether you’re looking to create your first portfolio or you’re a print veteran thinking about some updates, this webinar may help to move you in the right direction.

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Why Now Is the Best Time to Go Pro


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Why Now Is the Best Time to Go Pro

The world has never been more uncertain in our lifetimes. However, now is a perfect time to start up as a professional photographer. And as a pro who started in the last recession, let me explain why.

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5 Reasons You Should Never Become a Professional Landscape Photographer


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5 Reasons You Should Never Become a Professional Landscape Photographer

Becoming a professional landscape photographer may sound easy to some. There are no clients to work with, no schedule, no lights or backdrops, just nature, you, and your camera. Or is it?

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Coronavirus Is Teaching Photographers One Very Important Lesson


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Coronavirus Is Teaching Photographers One Very Important Lesson

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.

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More Work Smart Ideas for Mac and WordPress (Podcast 705)


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This week I share some tips and applications like Bartender to help us work smarter on a Mac and a cool new search feature I added to the MBP Website.
 

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Beyond Technique: Sherry Hagerman discusses the importance of education


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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 […]

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Olympus Exits Camera Market in Korea


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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

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How to Price Restaurant Food Photography


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How to Price Restaurant Food Photography

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.

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Content Marketing Strategy—Pillar 3 of 7: Pick the Right Content Type


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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

Ghostbusters Ecto Mobile
Vimeo signs in subway
Gary Vaynerchuck Slideshare
Banklinko content marketing case study

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IBC2020 canceled due to Covid-19 concerns


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I’m sure this won’t be a total shocker but it has been announced this morning by the IBC’s website that IBC2020 has been canceled due to concerns over Covid-19.

This is directly from the IBC website:

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”

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How Much Money Does a Top YouTube Photography Channel Make?


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How Much Money Does a Top YouTube Photography Channel Make?

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.

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How to Price Food Photography Campaigns


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How to Price Food Photography Campaigns

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.

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Should You Become a Professional Photographer?


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Should You Become a Professional Photographer?

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.

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Photographers, Try to Put Yourself out of Business Now!


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Photographers, Try to Put Yourself out of Business Now!

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.

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Is a Lucrative ‘Gold Rush’ in Stock Photography About to Happen?


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Is a Lucrative 'Gold Rush' in Stock Photography About to Happen?

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?

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Why Sticking to Your Photography Rituals Is More Important Now Than Ever


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Why Sticking to Your Photography Rituals Is More Important Now Than Ever

As tempting as it might be to allow the current work stoppage to push you off track, now is the time to focus even more on reaching your goals.

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Strategies for Mental Well-Being in the Home Office


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Strategies for Mental Well-Being in the Home Office

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?

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How to Select the Right Portfolio Images


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How to Select the Right Portfolio Images

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.

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