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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.

Myths About Reps

August 15th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Many young photographers, and quite a few more experienced ones, assume that if they sign with a rep all their prayers will be answered. They’ll no longer need to worry about where their next job will come from. They’ll enjoy steady interesting work at a good rate. They won’t have to be preoccupied with marketing, [...]

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Looking for a rep? Find a need and fill it.

January 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

One mistake photographers often make when looking for a rep is approaching those who already represent other photographers with a similar style. The thinking often goes like this: This rep knows how to find work for the type of photography I do so they should be interested in representing me.
Typically, the opposite is true. [...]

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How do you rate your contacts?

September 12th, 2007 · Comments Off

Not all contacts are created equal so they shouldn’t all be treated equally. Knowing which contacts are the most likely to provide new work helps you to choose the best way to spend precious marketing resources.
While you might have a general sense of how “hot” a prospect is, it can be very useful to have [...]

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Market, With A Plan

August 15th, 2007 · Comments Off

Every business needs a marketing plan and photographers are no exception. Without one, it’s difficult to make the most effective use of your precious marketing resources. A marketing plan links together all your marketing activities to ensure they support your overall goals.
The plan doesn’t need to be complex to be effective, so it’s best to [...]

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