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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 November 2008

Surviving the Recession

November 28th, 2008 · No Comments

This is a challenging time for photographers, as it is in most sectors of the economy. The photo industry was already facing a gloomy outlook even prior to the recent stock market meltdown.
The economy is cyclical. Booms followed by busts are the norm. But for many areas of professional photography this recession is a watershed [...]

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Don’t Buy New Gear, Borrow It

November 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Now is a good time to avoid expenses in order to weather the current recession. Putting-off purchasing new gear is good way conserve cash. But sometimes you just need that lens, extra body or set of lights for an assignment or personal work.
Instead of buying, or even renting what you need, consider borrowing gear from [...]

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Corbis Creative Trends: East Meets West

November 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Corbis today released the latest report in their Creative IQ Trends series. Titled “East Meets West,” the report describes how globalization has resulted in many people looking to alternative medical practices, specifically those that originated in Asia.
The report states “. . . more people than ever are trying alternative therapies and homeopathic medicine in place [...]

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