The importance of one-on-one portfolio reviews

Jan 8, 2024
Honore Brown

Portfolio reviews are an essential way to connect with clients and share your work in a personal way. Traditionally, these meetings were almost always in person and tended to involve some travel and a lot of time and money devoted to keeping your book fresh, curated, and up-to-date. Although this is without a doubt still one of the best ways to make a lasting impression on a potential client, there are now many opportunities to share your portfolio virtually and to schedule video meetings rather than to meet in person.

Avoid these mistakes on your photography website to attract more clients

Jun 20, 2023
Alex Baker

Building an effective photography website is crucial for attracting clients and showcasing your work. It doesn’t even matter if you’re not a full-time pro, either….

You should probably delete the work that you’re the most proud of and here’s why

Nov 16, 2021
John Aldred

In writing and filmmaking, there’s a term called “killing your darlings“. In Journalism, it’s the slightly more macabre “killing your babies“, but the end result…

Social media is NOT your portfolio. Wait, what?

Oct 1, 2021
Alex Baker

In this video photographer and content creator Peter McKinnon explains why he’s completely changed his mind about what images you should be sharing on social…

Should beginners work for free to build their portfolio?

Feb 10, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

To work for free or to not work for free? For some creatives, this isn’t even a question, but for others, it’s hard to decide,…

This epic photography portfolio took 18 months to craft by hand

Jul 4, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Nowadays, most photographers only display their work online. However, we’ve recently seen how it can limit you and negatively affect your work, especially if you…

Use your personality to stand out amongst the sea of photographers

Jan 12, 2018
Dan Ginn

Today, more than ever, everyone is a photographer. From your pocket phone to your full frames, cameras are so accessible and everyone is using them….

Start culling your photos for a more effective portfolio

Dec 26, 2017
John Aldred

One of the most common things I see today, especially from newer photographers is posting far too many images from a session online. We’ve all…

Photography marketing: preparing the ground for your business to flourish

Mar 28, 2017
Enzo dal Verme

A guy that started his career without even having a portfolio wants you to know what he finds important to consider when it comes to…

I lost my portfolio and was reunited with it 30 years later

Nov 3, 2016
Gary Nylander

This is a story about my portfolio that went missing for 30 years. I made this collection of photographs while working as a photographer at…