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Photography

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012

We all know that Photography is a very vague subject. Photography has so much kindling that every artist can choose from, someone can be  in portrait photography, children ...

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Portfolios

How do I start my professional photography business?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012

This is a question we get all the time from friends and family who are completely passionate about their photography and what to start making money from it. I would first ask, have...

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Legal

Street photography and asking for permission

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012

If you are shooting in a public area that isn’t private property, you may be able to shoot whatever, whoever, and whenever you want. I say may, because the law can get a...

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Mistakes to avoid

Don’t use your personal email address

Posted by on Jun 7, 2012

A major mistake that I see with new professional photography business start-ups is not having a proper domain name email address.  What do I mean about a “proper domain name...

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Recent Posts

Choosing a Photography Niche

We all know that Photography is a very vague subject. Photography has so much kindling that every artist can choose from, someone can be  in portrait photography, children  photography, nature  or landscape,  but we all know how important it is for someone to have a specific expertise.  Choosing your  niche  is very   important in the photography business.  This if for you to be able to define your  target market which  can help  marketing  your business very easily, and  for you to build your own brand  on your photography area of expertise.

Backing up your Data

Has your hard drive crashed before? Have you been in a situation  where you have a lot of deadlines and  suddenly you cannot access your files?   This is a  very helpless situation that  you may not want to get into,  this can  cause your job, you may lose your  clients and  people would question your  reliability and commitment.  I have experienced this in the past and it was truly a nightmare, and from that moment I learned how important it is to always keep a backup of your  important  files.

Photography Business Names

Once you have decided to  turn your  hobby into  a business, one of the things you have to ponder would be your business name.  Most people don’t know that  thinking of a business name takes so much time  and sometimes  causes  misery  to a business owner. Your business name  separates you  from your  competitors, it should drive  curiosity and interest  to clients and rivals.

Start Photography Business

Most photography enthusiasts nowadays are most likely thinking of putting up their own photography business. There are a lot of famous professional photographers who started as a hobbyist and eventually become an professional. This makes a lot of sense, why not earn money while having fun? Now, this may not be as easy as one, two, three, as we all know when money is involved everything gets very complicated.