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2015 Photographer’s Market Preview: Adventure Photographer Chuck Graham Q&A

Adventure Photographer Interview with Chuck Graham It’s that time of year—over the next several months I’ll be sharing sneak peeks at our 2015 Photographer’s Market and Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market articles and interviews. Below is an excerpt from managing photographer Ric Deliantoni’s Q&A with adventure photographer Chuck Graham. Graham captures...

2014 Photographer's Market

2014 Photographer’s Market Preview: Adding Video to Your Repertoire

Filming Equipment Have you thought about adding videography services to your photography business but aren’t sure where to start? In the 2014 Photographer’s Market article “Adding Video to Your Repertoire,” managing photographer Ric Deliantoni walks you through the entire process, covering the skills you need and filming equipment recommendations and costs....

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Networking in the Digital Age

Online Networking Networking is a business buzz word that’s been with us a while, even before the Internet. In the old days it was face to face at gatherings of likeminded professionals sharing ideas, finding leads and building businesses. While there are still trade shows, conferences and summit meetings much of...

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Exploring New Niches—Is it Ever a Good Idea?

Types of Photography Careers The thought that you must grow, both in your skills, talent and experience is a key at least in my mind to the success of any business. So it goes with out saying that exploring new niches is always a good idea.  The landscape of the photography...

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Photography Education: Formal Photography Degree vs. Mentorship

With the cost of a formal education and attaining a photography degree skyrocketing, some photographers may choose to get training another way. While the educational landscape has changed a ton since I went to school, I still feel that “book learning” has value and offers you credibility. This is very true...

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The Creative Process

The Artistic Process This is a subject that by its nature has to be very personal. Personalities take a big role in how we approach creativity. Where you draw inspiration from, your thought process, and how you solve creative challenges are some of the factors each of us use in the...

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Finding Your Niche: Specialized Markets and Styles

Photography Specialization Specialization may be a goal we all strive for, though it can also be a double-edged sword. For those in large markets, specializing will help you to stand out. However, if you’re in a small market, this may limit the work that comes your way. To further complicate matters,...

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Pricing Your Work

How to Price Photography Pricing your work can be one of the most difficult and confusing tasks you’ll take on in your professional career. There are so many opinions and factors to take into account that it can truly make your head spin. The most important thing to keep in mind...

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Shooting film in the digital age

Recently an editor with one of our fine art magazines asked me to write a few replies to readers’ questions about film. As I have not used film for quite a while, this prompted some research, which proved both surprising and educational. First let me preface this: I’ve been a professional...