commercial photography

My three years without a photography agent

Jun 21, 2019
Erik Almås

In September 2016 my Photography Agents, Vaughn-Hannigan, abruptly closed their doors after 10 years in business. Since then I have been without an agent, representing…

How I photographed this $5 watch to look like a luxury product shot

Apr 29, 2019
Barry Mountford

The cheapest watch I could find, that was my mission! I decided I wanted to create a magazine advertising image using a really cheap watch,…

Getting creative with one light

Apr 21, 2019
Barry Mountford

So you have just picked up your first light or you have had one light for a while now and you are wondering what more…

How to approach commercial product photography to achieve the best results

Mar 29, 2019
John Aldred

Commercial product lighting is very challenging. Whether you’re shooting stills or video, you never know what type of product you might need to shoot from…

The problem when taking photos for money

Feb 20, 2019
A.B Watson

I’m a full-time photographer, I take photos for a living. It’s my main source of income. Its how I pay the rent, keep the lights…

Can you really get good commercial photography for $19?

Nov 16, 2018
John Aldred

The race to the bottom never seems to end. The latest is a new service claiming to produce marketing photography for as little as $19….

Photographers, don’t let one rejection steal your dream

Sep 28, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

If you are currently knocking some doors, searching for opportunities and chasing your dreams as a photographer, you know that it can get tough. You…

Very nice…how much??! – a breakdown of day rates in commercial photography

Sep 21, 2018
Shariq Siddiqui

It’s standard practice for commercial photography clients to ask photographers their ‘day rate’. Most estimates that photographers provide start with a day rate before going…

Making it work on real life budgets and why Content is King

Aug 5, 2018
Lee Herbet

“Content is king” is what people say. Well, recently I delivered a video clip that was part of a series of clips I produced for…

Underwater Photography In Murky Water – Tips and Tricks

Apr 8, 2018
JP Danko

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a person underwater, you know how important crystal clear water is to producing usable images. I do most of…