Fine art experts and photographers weigh in on:
Tips to get galleries to feature your work
Marketing tactics to engage your target audience
Strategies to get your work featured online
Industry insights from a top fine art printer on which pieces sell best
The secret to attracting 244K Facebooks followers
Link: Social Media Tips from a Pro Adventure Photographer
It isn’t the over 14,000 followers on Instagram or 9,000 on Twitter that made adventure photographer Lucas Gilman a finalist in the 2010 and 2013 Red Bull Illume competition (that was all his own talent), but his social media presence has helped keep him top of mind with clients and landed him a few jobs along the way.
Link: Shift in power: David Guttenfelder on the impact and importance of smartphone photography » FLTR
“There’s a whole language being developed – the power structure is being turned on its head,” says David Guttenfelder, who speaks to FLTR about what attracted him to the smartphone
Link: Survey Results: What Do Photographers Expect in 2014?
The survey results are OUT. The Photographer’s Outlook on 2014, our second annual survey, reveals insights from over 5,700 photographers worldwide on their top business goals and challenges for 2014, plus how they plan to market their work and spend money this year.
Link: Genius Magazine Editor Does It Again With Marilyn Monroe–Inspired Photoshoot | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source
At press time, reports confirmed the magazine industry had been bowled over once again after Shields oversaw a photoshoot of comedian Russell Brand wearing a suit and tie above the waist but just boxers below.
Link: Instagram knows more about photography than you | Thoughts of a Bohemian
Instagram knows more about photography than Getty Images does. Or Corbis. Or Associated press. Or even Shutterstock. In 3 years years, it has aggregated more information about which photograph works better than the combinations of the best photo editors at any photo agency
Link: Larry Clark Sells Snapshots for $100 Each – NYTimes.com
The sale is for people who “come to my shows in thousands and could never afford 10 to 15 thousand dollars for a print,” Mr. Clark, 70, wrote in an email. “This is a payback to all the skate rats and collectors who would like a souvenir, so I can die happy.”