Data Management for Digital Photographers: An IntroductionIf you are a digital photographer, which is most likely (well you are here reading this isn’t?), one particular aspect of your work is inherently touchy; and that is data management. As you may be aware by now, shooting hundreds and thousands of photos each month takes a toll on your computer hard drive. At the end of the day, hard drive capacity is finite and that means sooner rather than later you would run out of space to store your photos. Read more...
How to Grow Your Photography Business – Branding and Other TipsAs a budding entrepreneur looking to start your own photography business, you should give proper focus unto your branding activities. Business branding is a necessary exercise and something that you will have to pay full attention to because from here on your business logo and name will be everywhere. Read more...
How to Grow Your Photography Business – Five Marketing TipsOne of the things that photographers don’t pay attention to, when they are just starting out offering their products and services,is proper marketing. Of course they do market, but their focus of attention is not where it should be. As a photographer and an entrepreneur you need to channelize your attention in the right areas so that you can maximize the output. Sothat you can generate the maximum amount of money for yourself. Read more...
How to grow your photography business – standing outA lot of digital photographers make this cardinal mistake when they work on their portfolios. They try to accommodate anything and everything that they have been shooting into one single portfolio, be it a book or a website. Though I am not the one to put some sort of a creative shackle on you, I am going to make one remark though; and that is don’t do this. Read more...
How to grow your photography business – pricing tipsPardon me for saying this, but not a good deal of photographers quite know how to price themselves. They either overshot, asking for more money than what is reasonable, losing clients in the process or worse, undercharge, thereby losing a good deal of money. Either way, they lose money every time they meet clients or work on assignments. Read more...
How to Get Started in Wedding Photography – Part 2Compositions are everything in wedding photography; at least when you are not shooting candid photography. This article will not be able to address all different styles of wedding photography (yes there are more than one), so if someone who is trying to make a style out of shooting candid photos only may not find this article entirely relevant. It needs different approaches, different lenses and rarely, if ever, follow a list of images to be shot. Candid wedding photographer often work alone or in collaboration with the main shooter, so that one gets the ‘must-have’ photos and the other those fleeting but important moments that are impossible for the main shooter to cover. Read more...