Building a Photography Business: Steps and Guidelines

Many photography enthusiasts find that the photography business is not as easy to jump into as they thought it would be. There are many steps and guidelines you need to follow before your photography business can really take off. In this blog post, we will go over some of these steps and guidelines so you know what you’re getting into when deciding on a photography career path.

Photography Business

Costs to start a photography business

Photography Business

Startup costs to start a photography business can vary depending on how you plan to operate. If, for example, you are planning on doing home-based shoots only then your startup will be minimal and could include just the cost of initial equipment such as camera bodies or lenses. Of course if you want some flashier features like studio space with strobes that would add significantly more in expenses but it really depends what sort of photographer experience is right for an individual’s goals and budgeting needs so its best to consult elsewhere first before committing full-time to photography.

The estimated costs for you:

– $1200 for photography equipment (or up front cost if buying camera/lenses outright)

– Additional costs of photography studio rental or cost to buy your own photography studio space.

Costs to maintain your photography business:

– Photo editing software (such as Photoshop) subscription is about $20 per month but will be more expensive if you don’t have the latest version.

– Photography workshops from time to time can help sharpen skills and networks with other photographers in the industry. Costs vary depending on location, length of workshop, etc., but it’s not unusual to pay at least $500 total for one day long workshop plus travel expenses). Workshops are also an opportunity to learn new techniques that may improve future work experience with clients who … Read the rest

Famous Photographers: The World’s Greatest Photo-Takers

Famous Photographers

Ever heard of famous photographers before? If you’re a photography enthusiast, then it’s likely that you have. Famous photographers are some of the most famous and well-known people in the world today. They are famous because they take photographs for different purposes, such as advertisements or magazines. Their work is regularly seen by millions of people all over the world!

How many famous photographers do you know?

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier is one of the most interesting famous photographers of all time, but she didn’t become well-known until after her death. She was a famous photographer who took pictures of the streets of New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles from 1950 until her death in December, 2007.

She established herself as one of America’s most original photographers with over 100,000 negatives that she left behind. If you’re looking for some famous photographers to know about or want to see their work—Vivian Maier is perfect!

 Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus was an American photographer famous for her black and white photographs of people on the margins of society. She took many pictures that were very different from what we see in today’s world, but she showed them to be beautiful through photography. One example is a picture she called “Child with Toy Hand Grenade In Central Park,” which shows a child reaching out to touch a toy hand grenade propped up against some rocks near the lake in New York City’s Central Park.  Arbus thought it would be interesting if one day someone picked up this object without realizing its potential danger (a hand grenade). Of course, no one ever did pick up the real thing!

Gregory Colbert

Gregory Colbert is a Canadian photographer and filmmaker, who specializes in creative storytelling. His work is famous for its grand scale and unique … Read the rest

Fashion Photography: The Ultimate Guide

Fashion Photography

If you are looking to get into the fashion photography industry, this article is your ultimate guide. It has all of the information that you need from what equipment to use and how to set up a shoot, to lighting techniques and post-production editing. Fashion photography is one of the most difficult types of photography out there; however, when done correctly it can lead to some truly spectacular results!

What is Fashion Photography?

Fashion Photography

Fashion photography is a kind of photography that captures clothing, accessories and other fashion related items. Fashion photographers are usually commissioned by magazines or commercial clients to take photographs for their use in the magazine/client’s own advertising campaign. There are many different types of techniques used in this type of photography; however, manipulation (including digital enhancement) is often heavily relied on when capturing images as it can be difficult to capture what you want with just natural light occasionally available.

First off, it’s important to know what the difference is between fashion photography and just regular old photo taking. Fashion photographers only take photos of models wearing clothes from a specific brand or clothing line in order to promote their products. This means that they need to have an understanding about how each piece fits with the others as well as what colors work best for different seasons. A lot of people also think that all you do when being a photographer is point your camera at someone who looks good enough on film and snap away, but this couldn’t be further from the truth! In reality, there are many steps involved before even getting into post-production where those finely tuned images come together.

Fashion Photography

Fashion is a game of looks. It’s about creating the best possible impression and manipulating human psychology to create an interest in products … Read the rest