Today we are going to be discussing, as photographers, should we work for free? Maxwell sent an email saying, The forums he is a member of have had a lot of talk about working for free and how this can negatively impact you and your business. The post was directed at new photographers, giving away […]
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Today we are going to be talking about photographing a friend’s wedding, what to expect and should you do it in the first place? Angus sent in a question and said, my friends like my street photography photos and I’ve taken photos of them in the past just for fun. When meeting with them they […]
Ian asks, any ideas on what I can do to challenge myself in my photography? This is a really good question, especially for anyone that’s photographed the same type of photography, or a genre of photography all the time, you may get a little bit stagnant. But it might not be your fault as some […]
To take better photos with any camera it simply comes down to understanding your equipment, technique and practice with a major emphasis on taking lots of photos. I was asked a question by Connor on the podcast who recently got a new digital camera for the family. He and his wife have made it a […]
Working out how much to charge can be confusing if you don’t know your numbers or the customers you’re servicing. First you need to know your cost of doing business, cost of goods, then you need to work out if people are willing to pay for the work you’re offering, because your local market will […]
Camera lenses are an excellent way to expand the capability of your camera. But buying a new lens can be expensive, for the budget conscious, second hand lenses or pre-owned lenses are a good way to get the lens you want at a fraction of the price. Buying second-hand can also give you the opportunity […]
Finding the correct exposure fast is something all photographers try to consistently do, especially when under pressure like during a portrait session or when photographing an event. There are a few fail proof techniques you can do to achieve the perfect exposure. Which can be used using manual exposure and semi automatic modes like AV […]
This would really depend on who your client would be. If your client is a company that has established policies and procedures. Then they may also involve someone from human resources. Then something more formal might be needed and it would really depend on what they’re asking from the candidates. E.g cover letter, resume and […]
To make money from photography you will need to cover your costs before you start making any money. Yes, technically if someone were to give you money for a photo you are making money. But let’s look at it this way. If your equipment costs you $1,000, $50 for travel to that cool location for […]
Today’s question is from Nicole who asks: Question: What Photo Equipment Do I Need For Event Photography? I prefer not to specialize and want to exposed myself to lots of different types of photography. Such as corporate events, christenings, bar mitzvahs, weddings and sports. What type of cameras, lenses and other equipment do I need […]