Apr 07, 2011 — 9 comments
Protecting yourself and your work as a photographer should be at the forefront of any photographer’s to-do list. Yet, many of us often overlook this facet of running a business. Contacting and working with a lawyer who specializes in business law can help you protect yourself from dishonest and disagreeable clients should a problem arise.
Back in 2008, the first DSLR with HD video recording capability was released as the Nikon D90. This added a whole new twist to the world of photography as still photographers made the leap to video, and cinematographers transitioned to using DSLRs. But as exciting as it was, photographers were faced with a new dilemma.
As much as we’d like it, we don’t always have the best camera gear available to us. Sometimes we don’t even have decent gear. But we photographers are resourceful and are known to create all sorts of rigs and makeshift devices to meet our needs.
When Jess Dugan, a seasoned fine art photographer, exceeded the limit of carry-on bags allowed by JetBlue, he was forced to check his additional gear with the airline before his flight left from Chicago. Inside the bag, Dugan says he had packed a pair of professional level DSLR’s, both with lenses, in addition to a pro flash head, and other accessories such as memory cards.
As a sports photographer, you have to have quick reflexes. And between all your running around and shooting, you just never know when you’re going to capture the photo that will forever be remembered as “The moment when…”
Do you ever feel weighed down by a big photography project coming up? You have to meet the clients, find an assistant, find a location, set up the shoot, take the photographs, and then edited all the photos. It can be daunting and most of the time you feel drained even before you begin. Well here’s a helpful video that will get you thinking differently about approaching your next big project:
A very inspiring start to the new year. Further Up Yonder is, by far, one of the greatest and best examples you can find to exemplify the full capabilities of time-lapse photography. Giamoco Sardelli, a young photographer and videographer, authored this inspiring story, a message from the International Space Station to all Humankind:
As the year ends and a new one begins, we looked back at what articles & topics attracted the most attention in 2012. We were excited to learn that our visitor base grew 75% last year (5 million photographers stopped by) and we are busy planning exciting things for 2013, thanks so much to all of you who continue to visit us! This site would not be possible without you.
Work we do for clients is important, and teaches us many things about people, about business, and where we’re going with our careers. The work we do for ourselves, on the other hand, teaches us who we are as human beings, and where we want to be going:
Do you want beautiful product photos? Or, are you a nature buff and you want bright, clear photos of your favorite flower? Whatever your reason this article will help you to do just that.
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