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We get a lot of emails every week telling us to sponsor photography awards and although the focus of this website is helping photographers with the web presense, we do recognize the need for support beyond that and for that reason we are going to be helping with the Sony World photography awards this year. If you are one of the contestants that need help with equipment, please get in touch. We have contacts at camera stores around the country and can help you get cheap rentals and bring attention to your submitted images.

Entries from October 2008

7 Things To Do Before You Cold Call

October 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Most photographers would rather walk on hot coals than cold call potential clients. But cold calling is a necessary part of any marketing effort. You can send all the emails and postcards you want, place all the ads you can afford, and even attend every networking function you can find, but you still need to [...]

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What Is Your Website Missing?

October 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

When putting together their Web sites, most photographers focus exclusively on the selection of images and the way they are presented. But potential client want to do more than just see your pictures. They want information about you, who you’ve worked with and what it’s like to work with you.
Remember that your online portfolio is [...]

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Digital Railroad Closes

October 28th, 2008 · No Comments

To the disappointment of many and the surprise of no one, Digital Railroad announced today that it’s suspending operations. On October 15th Digital Railroad announced that it was seeking a buyer and would liquidate its assets if no other organization was willing to acquire the company as a whole.
This is especially unfortunate because what photographers [...]

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Getty Acquires Jupitermedia’s Photo Licensing Business

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Jupitermedia has announced today that its online photo & media licensing business is being acquired by Getty images for $96 million. Jupitermedia’s stock media brands include BananaStock, Workbook Stock, Brand X Pictures, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, The Beauty Archive, IFA Bilderteam, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, ITStockFree, [...]

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