Photography Business Tips

Becoming a Freelance Photographer: Networking

I have had a lot of people ask me how to become a freelance photographer, and my answer to them has always been laughingly the same: Luck and Skill. I feel now that this answer was rather vague, and deserves some explanation. However, a simple "do this" is not going...

Becoming a Freelance Photographer: Work Made For Hire

If you've never heard of this term before, I truly envy you. Work Made for Hire is one of the biggest issues for a freelance photographer, and has screwed over many freelancers, myself included. In this installment, I will try to explain what this term is, what it...

Selling Stock Photography Online

Stock photography is a huge industry, and one in which is still growing and growing. Maybe you're not sure what stock photography is, or you've thought about looking into it for some extra income? Simply put, stock photography in an image that a photographer has that...

Becoming a Freelance Photographer: Marketing

I'm going to start this installment of this small series with a clarifying measure: Marketing and Networking are two completely different things. Now that that's out of the way, lets get into the specifics of your next step into the freelancing world. If you've read...

Selling Art Photos

The good news about selling your art photos is that there are more places than ever to sell them. We’re not talking microstock, we’re talking about selling framed photographs for collectors and others who want photography in their home or place of business Selling...

Becoming a Freelance Photographer

Recently, I was asked how I got started and live as a freelance photographer, and I realized I wasn’t entirely sure myself.  After evaluating my own upcoming and current standings I realized, being a freelance photographer is insanely hard, to put it lightly. While, I...

How to Make Money

Image by zzzack How can I make money doing what I love? This is a question I get asked often from students, and hobbyists alike. In photography you can take pictures of people, products, or mother-nature. I personally believe if you are going to make money in...