How to Write a Photography Contract

Contracts are one of the main templates for photographers that can make or break your business. Photography contracts are key for establishing and managing expectations and protecting both the client and photographer in case of a mishap. Although many photographers use contract templates, it is still fundamental to know how to write a photography contract. This

By | 2017-01-12T22:37:03+00:00 December 11th, 2016|5 Comments

How to Get Photos Published

Being a published photographer is a landmark achievement for many professionals. Besides offering potential compensation, being published is a key form of credibility, not to mention it gives you plenty of bragging rights. I'm still incredibly proud of the first time I was published in Rolling Stone and still get a goofy grin on my face

By | 2016-12-21T17:57:25+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|3 Comments

Review: Sony a6300 Mirrorless Camera vs a6000

Revered for its compact body and superior image quality, the Sony a6000 is a best-selling camera for professional and hobby photographers alike. Within the professional realm, DSLRs are still the industry standard for services such as concert photography. However, more pros are switching to mirrorless options for things like food photography. The sheer size difference is reason

By | 2016-12-21T17:57:25+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|9 Comments

Model and Property Release Form Apps for Photographers

Today, more and more photographers are looking for ways to make money from photography. As a result, templates for photographers such as model and property release forms are more relevant than ever before. Some photographers prefer to use model releases in PDF format. But the far more efficient options is to use a model release

By | 2016-12-21T17:57:25+00:00 November 16th, 2016|3 Comments

Best Photography Light Stands

One of the most important parts of starting a photography business is getting equipped with the best camera gear. Depending on the type of photography you specialize in, camera lighting may be something to invest in. I never use anything but natural lighting for concert photography. However, food photography lighting is a key feature that

By | 2016-12-29T22:21:23+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Best Photography Light Stands

Getting Inked in Thailand: Experiencing Bamboo Tattooing

My recent trip to Thailand was certainly off to a rocky start after losing my passport in Bangkok. But beyond the initial chaos, I crossed off a bunch of bucket list items during my trip, including one item that hadn't been there previously: getting a bamboo tattoo. It wasn't my first tattoo, nor my first

By | 2017-02-11T11:32:31+00:00 November 11th, 2016|10 Comments

Tips for a Better Digital Photography Workflow

An important aspect of starting a photography business is having a solid photography workflow in place. Many photographers today wear many hats and are responsible not only for capturing images but also photo editing and delivering the final product to their clients. This can be an overwhelming process, especially if you're a little trigger happy like yours

By | 2016-12-21T17:57:26+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Tips for a Better Digital Photography Workflow

Review: Moto Z Force Droid and Hasselblad True Zoom

As a professional photographer, mobile phone photography has always been something I've shied away from. Thanks to cameras with built-in Wi-Fi, such as newly acquired Sony a6300, I rarely use my smartphone's camera since the quality typically doesn't come close to what my actual cameras can achieve. However, my opinion of smartphone photography was challenged

By | 2017-03-07T14:47:42+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Review: Moto Z Force Droid and Hasselblad True Zoom
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