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Instagram for Photographers: How to Grow Followers and Engagement

October 31st, 2017|2 Comments

Ever wonder how you can get more followers on Instagram? Interaction on Instagram is something that even professional photographers struggle with. But as the photography industry evolves, it's more important than ever before to have

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5 Tips for Photographing a Protest

January 26th, 2017|4 Comments

Photographing protests and civil disobedience is a unique challenge with opportunities abound thanks to the current political climate in the United States and around the world. Protest photography is especially captivating as it allows you

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How To Get A Press Pass

December 19th, 2016|62 Comments

Are you a freelance photographer or writer seeking special access to shoot an event? If so, you likely need a press pass or media credential. This largely elusive and highly coveted badge is particularly used

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3 Essential Photography Business Documents and Templates

December 17th, 2016|12 Comments

When starting a photography business, there are several documents that every business owner or independent contractor should always have readily available. These three documents are a Photography Contract, W9 Tax Form, and Invoice. Below, you'll

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How to Write a Photography Contract

December 11th, 2016|5 Comments

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

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Model and Property Release Form Apps for Photographers

November 16th, 2016|3 Comments

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

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Parental Consent Form Template for Photographers

January 1st, 2016|7 Comments

For photographers, taking images of children is always risky business, which is why a parental consent form is crucial. Similar to model releases and property releases, but aimed at providing consent for minors under the age of

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How to Become an Event Photographer

August 4th, 2015|1 Comment

So you want to become a professional event photographer? This appears to be a popular topic among readers, as not one, but TWO of you emailed me with this question recently. There's really no short

Social Media for Events: Tips from an Event Photographer

May 8th, 2015|2 Comments

When you go to an event, is social media at the top of your mind? The answer should be yes if the event planners and marketers have done their jobs right. As a professional event

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Event Photography Equipment

September 10th, 2013|Comments Off on Event Photography Equipment

Having the right event photography equipment is one of the first steps to becoming an event photographer. I've been making a living as a freelance event photographer since 2012. Over that time, I've learned that

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Event Photography 101: What is Event Photography?

August 27th, 2013|1 Comment

Event photography might sound boring, but it can be potentially lucrative for those looking to make money from photography. Ever since I started my photography business in 2012, events have comprised a majority of my

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Event Photography 101: The Essential Shot List

August 20th, 2013|10 Comments

Whenever an event photographer is hired, it is important that the client supplies him or her with a shot list. In essence, a shot list details all of the essential moments or things that absolutely need

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