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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.

For Portfolios, Less is More

January 31st, 2009 · 4 Comments

One of the hardest things for a photographer to do is edit for their portfolio. Getting down to 50 or so images can be a relatively painless process. It’s whittling down to the final selection that can be difficult, stressful, even paralyzing.
Photography is a service, but it’s also an art form. It’s a job but [...]

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Gift Prints Help You Stand Out

January 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Giving out signed prints is an easy, inexpensive way to make an impression on clients and potential clients.
For clients, you should always send the art buyer or photo editor a signed print from the shoot with a personalized greeting. For potential clients, if you show your book and they seem particularly interested in an image, [...]

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Photo Marketing Resolutions for the New Year

December 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

The coming year is shaping up to be a challenging one for most photographers. The economic downturn accelerated the decline of print advertising, which directly or indirectly, provides much of the economic base for professional photography. Ad dollars that have migrated to online advertising don’t support photography nearly as well as print. Add to this [...]

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Reduce Your Rates? Find Other Way to Give Clients Value.

December 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Photographers constantly are pressured to compete on price. It’s a function of supply and demand. Since there will always be some photographer willing to do the job for less than you, it’s never a good idea to compete for a job solely on price. But as clients tighten budgets even further, there will be increasing [...]

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