business of photography

Hiring An Assistant Without Jeopardizing Your Business

Sep 30, 2014
Allen Mowery

Sooner or later, most of us photographers find ourselves in need of an extra set of hands or feet for a particular project, whether it’s…

Things Clients Say To Photographers – How Many Have You Heard?

Sep 24, 2014
Tiffany Mueller

What do the phrases “Can you upload these to facebook?”, “Can you send me the RAWs?”, and “Is that how you’re going to edit it?”…

Adobe Announces Acquistion Of Aviary; Promises To Push Mobile Editing To New Heights

Sep 23, 2014
Tiffany Mueller

Adobe announced today they have acquired Aviary, a photo editing software developer that is, perhaps, most notably known for it’s free contribution of their SDK (software…

Make Money As A High End Wedding Photographer

Sep 4, 2014
JP Danko

With our ongoing look at the wedding photography industry, so far we have looked at “How to Become a Wedding Photographer in 10 Easy Steps”…

Why The Non-Refundable Photography Deposit Is A Myth

Aug 22, 2014
Jeff Guyer

Advice below was inspired by the excellent post The Myth of the Non-Refundable Deposit by legalphotopro.com. About a year ago I received an email with some bad…

Why It Sucks To Be A Mid-Level Wedding Photographer

Jul 24, 2014
JP Danko

Most photographers have been there at some point in their career – wedding photography. Some of us move on to other things, like commercial photography. …

How to Tell Clients They Can’t Have the RAW Files

Jul 22, 2014
Jeff Guyer

It’s been a while since I’ve received “The E-Mail,” so I guess it shouldn’t have been that much of a surprise when it came today….

The Business of Photography: Why It’s Important to Know What We’re Talking About

Jun 27, 2014
Jeff Guyer

In photography, as in life in general, it’s important to know what you’re talking about. You and I could get together for beers and spend…

The Harsh Truth About The Connection Between The Cost Of Your Gear And Your Value As A Photographer

Jun 19, 2014
Udi Tirosh

Posts that illustrate the cost of running a photography business and deriving an hourly (or a daily) rate from it are becoming somewhat of a…

Nikon to Invest $1.96 Billion into Medical Fields After a Year’s Loss in Camera Sales

Jun 19, 2014
Maaz Khan

After a loss in camera sales over the past year, along with a bit of controversy, Nikon is announcing a shift in business strategies. According…