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 […]
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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 […]
Given the bond that some pet owners have with their pets, I would say absolutely, you can make money with pet photography. I have a friend that she looks after animals that have been neglected that she gets from the pound and looks after them for a few weeks or even months, and then gives […]
Today’s question is from Melissa who asks: Question: How Do I Crop My Photos For Printing? When I print my photos I get white space at the top or bottom of the photo. The attendant at the kiosk said i need to crop my photos. I’ve now noticed there is an option to crop with […]
Today’s question is from Brian who asks: Question: What Should I Wear To A Photoshoot? I’m a portrait photographer and attended a friends wedding as a guest a little while back. I couldn’t help notice that the videographer was dressed very casually, cargo pants and a polo that seemed stretched and not ironed. While the […]
Today’s question is from Joy who asks: Question: How To Deal With A Bridezilla in your Business I have been researching wedding photography for awhile now. I’ve 2nd second shot with friends who said I have the personality for wedding photography. It would be a dream if i could shoot weddings, even if it’s part […]