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How to Become a Pro Photographer When You’re Broke

How to Become a Pro Photographer When You’re Broke

Photography is expensive. Even a budget camera is expensive, so for many of us, a career in professional photography seems out of our reach. Here are some tips for getting there.

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Why You Should Care That DLSRs Are Dying

Why You Should Care That DLSRs Are Dying

I am not a big tech fan; I don’t overly get involved in tech reviews, but the death of the DSLR is something that does concern me, and here is why you should be worried to.

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Block Working for Photographers

Block Working for Photographers

If you haven’t already heard, block working is certainly the trendy way of getting things done at the moment. I recently applied it to my working week and it has pretty much freed up one entire day most weeks.

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Knowing What to Look for When Hiring an Assitant During the Busy Season

Knowing What to Look for When Hiring an Assitant During the Busy Season

Recently the studio hired a new assistant for the busy holiday season. While the intention was for light assistant work it quickly changed when the applicant mentioned they knew album design, retouching, and much more. Before sitting down with an applicant, have you thought about the possibilities of what more they could do for you?

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Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies’ Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

Hollywood Director Tells the Truth About Movies' Test Screenings in a Hilarious Way

David F. Sandberg, the director of Shazam, lifts the curtain of what Hollywood movie test screenings are. In this hilarious but very helpful video, you will find how feedback from these events may affect the way a film is edited and marketed.

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Why Inferior Photographers Are Doing Better Than You

Why Inferior Photographers Are Doing Better Than You

What do Monet, Van Gogh, and Manet have in common? They were all underappreciated in their time, thus struggling with the poverty endured by so many creative artists. Why do such geniuses of visual craft have to cope with rejection and low sales of their work?

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British Photographers and Filmmakers Will Face Serious Problems After Brexit

British Photographers and Filmmakers Will Face Serious Problems After Brexit

If you’re a photographer or filmmaker living in the U.K., traveling to work in Europe might be about to get a lot harder and significantly more expensive. If you live in London and suddenly land a job in Paris, taking a camera with you could soon cost you more than $400.

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Twenty Things You Should Always Do the Day Before a Photoshoot

Twenty Things You Should Always Do the Day Before a Photoshoot

Shoots that run smoothly will always produce better pictures and keep clients happy. Use this detailed checklist to avoid any major headaches and improve the chances that your next photoshoot is a huge success.

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Photographer Brandon Woelfel Shares the Shooting and Editing Secrets That Gained Him 3 Million Followers

Photographer Brandon Woelfel Shares the Shooting and Editing Secrets That Gained Him 3 Million Followers

With over 3 million Instagram followers, and a client base that includes Apple and Nikon, Brandon Woelfel is doing something right. Now, in his new Skillshare Original online class, the photographer is sharing not only the secrets behind his shooting and editing techniques, but how he achieved his successes.

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Photography Might Be an Overpopulated Industry, but Remember This One Truth

Photography Might Be an Overpopulated Industry, but Remember This One Truth

If you’re thinking of taking the leap into professional photography, or have wondered if you can possibly make a living in such a saturated space, take this one piece of wisdom and chant it like a mantra.

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Beginner, Pro, or Photography Master? Find Out Where You Are

Beginner, Pro, or Photography Master? Find Out Where You Are

There are many people out there who call themselves photographers. Probably most of them are able to take decent images, a few are professionals, and hardly anyone is a master of the art. Where do you put yourself?

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The Way You Spend Money Determines What Kind of Portfolio You Will Have

The Way You Spend Money Determines What Kind of Portfolio You Will Have

Everyone has projects they dream of and clients they would like to work with. Dream projects don’t put food on the table alone. They have to be paid for, right? How do you manage to get both and be satisfied with the results?

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Six Misconceptions About Pro Photographers

Six Misconceptions About Pro Photographers

I am sure you have all seen the “secrets about photographers” videos doing the rounds recently. As a full-time photographer, I find this really hard to relate to. I have yet to find something which depicts my working life at all.

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Five Tips to Deal With a Lowballing Photo or Video Client

Five Tips to Deal With a Lowballing Photo or Video Client

It is an unfortunate thing, but we will all have to deal with a lowballing client at some point. What do you do when that happens? This great video discusses five tips that can help you deal with a lowballing client and possibly turn them into a paying customer.

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Quick and Easy Will Not Make Your Photography or Filmmaking Business Sustainable

Quick and Easy Will Not Make Your Photography or Filmmaking Business Sustainable

We live in a time where quick and easy are the ultimate goals of the many. That kind of mentality is bad for business unless you make a living off clients who’d like to buy quick and easy products.

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