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 […]
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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 […]
Today’s question is from George who asks: Question: Should I Watermark My Photos? I want to protect my photos online, personally i find watermarks look ugly. Currently I have two logos one a simple picture and one just as text. I’ve also noticed a lot of photos on Instagram don’t have a watermark is this […]
Today’s episode is a little bit different. We going away from the usual listener submitted questions. I wanted to talk about customer service. In particular the first point of contact. I had a bride contact me and say that i was the first person that answered their enquiry. she had been emailing and calling for […]
Today’s question is from Dean who asks: Question: Creating a portfolio for my new web site I’m looking at career in photography. I need to building an online portfolio to attract future customers. Street photography, family portraits and headshots are my interests. What are your thoughts on hiring models vs real people. In today’s episode: Creating […]
Today’s question is from Zane and he asks: Question: To cover a wedding successfully, Am i able to cover a wedding with either a 24 – 70 mm or 70 – 200 mm. Which one is more versatile? Would i be better to use a prime instead like a 50 mm Answer: Topics Discussed in […]