Photo & Video Business Tips

Gain inspiration and knowledge from fellow shooters on how to make a career – or a successful moonlighting business – as a photographer and/or videographer. From senior portraits to weddings, magazine ads, TV commercials, and more, the imaging industry is full of creative possibilities.

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Welcome to our blog! Here you’ll find inspirational content, BL news/updates, and helpful tutorials. Learn the basics of recording audio, how to shoot weddings, or ways to maintain inspiration. Or simply discover the best lenses for mirrorless bodies, how to narrow down your memory card choices, and so much more to make your project or assignment go smoothly.

Keeping Your Photos Safe in the Real World

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SmugMug’s huge family of photo lovers spans the spectrum, from family historians to high-volume, full-time pro photographers. But no...

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7 Reasons to Print your Work

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Printed pictures carry a power that digital viewing does not. Here are a few reasons why you must keep the photographic tradition of...

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Writing an Effective Artist Statement

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Standing consensus says that great art speaks for itself and needs no explanation but a simple and genuine statement has a way to reach out...

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5 Reasons to Reject an Image

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How do you decide what photos are good to keep and what ones should be thrown in the trash? Here are 5 reasons to reject an image that I...

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Staying Inspired as a Photographer

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Being a photographer is so much bigger than practicing lighting techniques, being up-to-date on the newest and most powerful gear, or knowing what post-production actions are best for you. All those things are wonderful parts of the puzzle but being a photographer is so much more. We all have similar hurdles to clear before we feel comfortable calling ourselves “photographers”. Here is some advice of how conquer those hurdles.

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6 Website Mistakes You’re Probably Making Right Now

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Our friends over at SmugMug.com help photographers from all walks of life put their best memories into beautiful and safe photography...

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5 Resources to Help Protect Your Photography

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In an ideal world you will not have to use some of these resources to protect yourself against image theft. However, the use of OPP (other...

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The Nutritional Facts of a Successful Photography Business

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The popularity of photography has skyrocketed over the past few years and people no longer need to spend a lot of money for a decent digital camera. So how do you go about maintaining a professional career as a photographer? Find out what you’ll need to maintain a healthy living among all the hobbyists.

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