With Canon and Nikon announcing their full frame mirrorless camera, 2018 was an exciting year when it comes to camera industry. But how has this affected the overall results in gear manufacturing and sales? All this and more was explored in this video by LensVid. While the previous year brought us some long-awaited novelties: it seems that the market is still declining.
We all have our “dark secrets” and do things that we would never admit to our clients or fellow photographers. And Instagram account Industry Confessionals brings them all out in the open. It’s a selection of anonymous confessions and secrets from the photography industry, and it will make you laugh, cringe, but sometimes also relate.
The blog, Who Pays Photographers, has been around for a little while, but a link to the site recently popped up over on Reddit, reminding me of what a great resource it can be. The blog, which is a spin off of the popular Who Pays Writers, describes itself as “A space to list how much — and how little — magazines, newspapers, websites, NGOs and corporations pay photographers.” The posts on the website, which are all anonymously submitted from photographers around the world, contain a brief summary of the photographers experience on a particular job. The details include the type of job, the pay rate, and how quickly the photographers were paid after they completed the assignment. [Read More…]