Posts Tagged ‘Photography Business’

Will Film Hold On?

From the article:

At the turn of the 21st century, American shutterbugs were buying close to a billion rolls of film per year. This year, they might buy a mere 20 million, plus 31 million single-use cameras - the beach-resort staple vacationers turn to in a pinch, according to the Photo Marketing Association.

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Black and White Photography Lighting

In this episode, Mark explains how to best light a subject for black and white photography and get dramatic results. Learn how adjusting the position of light can change contrast in relation to the subject. Mark walks you through studio exercises to fully illustrate the relationship of shape and color.

Boudoir Photography Party How-To

Here is a great article on how to throw a successful boudoir photo party from Christa Meola’s blog:

From the article:

Style three “Sets” and Prep your Equipment

That means each “set” should be a unique location, even if you’re in a tiny hotel room. Move beyond the bed for two set ups: try gorgeous backlighting in front of the window, in front of a full length mirror, at the vanity in the bathroom, in the hotel shower, on a chaise lounge, at the hotel suite’s front door, laying on the floor or on top of the coffee table – I’ve tried it all. Find what works and looks great well in advance, start visualizing your ideas, move furniture, remove distractions, and style it up.

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Strobes vs. Speed Lights

Mark discusses the differences on strobes vs. speed lights in this video.  Enjoy!

Photographer Finds Success With Aerial Photography

From the article:

Jerry Luther doesn’t mean to look down on the rest of the world, it’s just the nature of his work. And as an aerial photographer, Luther has found a way to mix business with pleasure every time he sends up one of his radio-controlled aircraft.

To read more about Jerry and his radio-controlled aircraft aerial photography, click here.

Using Flash On Location

In this episode Mark explains how to balance studio strobes with ambient light when shooting outside.

Mom Turns Hobby into a Business

From the article:

Who: Tonya Teran, Tonya Teran Photography

What: Custom photography specializing in newborn, baby, children and family portraits.

Where: Her studio located in her home’s spare bedroom in Rockville, MD. During warmer months, photo sessions often take place outside. She also travels to clients’ homes for shoots, particularly for newborn sessions.

When: Often has about three photo sessions per week or during the weekend. Most of her editing/computer work is done during her daughter’s nap time or at night.

How: After her daughter was born in May 2008, Teran said she wanted to get a camera that was fast enough to capture her new family. She started reading photography forums and learning how to use her camera, which she purchased in November 2009. That winter, she practiced on her daughter.

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For more info on starting your own photography business, be sure to visit Shuttermom University.

Photographer Builds Brand With Networking and Testimonials

From the article:

Less than 10 years after Jane Shauck of West Hartford started a fledgling photography business, Shauck’s now two distinct photography businesses are thriving.

Focusing on both corporate photography and weddings, Shauck, with help from her husband, Michael, is garnering numerous awards while bringing in big-name clients such as Time, Inc., the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Swarovski and the New York Mets to her businesses, Jane Shauck Photography and IRIS Photography.

Her success is a tribute to networking, to the power of referrals and to quality workmanship.

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Senior Photography in the News

Photographer David Coleman is interviewed about senior portrait photography by Jeremy Stevens of Fox 27, Springfield, MO

840 Street Portraits In One Day

The Annual Guernsey Festival of Photography is set to become one of the world’s most respected festivals of the art. As part of it, Karl Taylor photographed as many people in one day as he could or were willing.

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