The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook: Infographic and Guide

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Ready to kickstart your 2014? Our newest guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook will help you build your business plan and stick to it this year. With this step-by-step guide, learn how to think about your photography from more of a business perspective, including smart tips to fine tune your marketing and attract more clients. Now’s the time to focus your business strategy, develop plans to target clients, and rev up your income.

The Inspiring Stories of Five Photographers Committed to Making a Difference

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We’ve recently been incredibly inspired by a handful of photographers who are giving back to their communities in ways that go far beyond the occasional volunteer day or pro bono assignment. From a celebrity photographer who started a grassroots revolution donating portraits to the needy to a fine art photographer-turned-wildlife savior, these individuals have dedicated an exceptional amount of time, talent, and passion to their cause. We’d like to share with you the stories of five photographers whose devotion and generosity is truly remarkable—artists who are compelled to make a difference.

The Fine Art Photography Business

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Fine Art Photography differs from other types of photography in that the purpose of the artist creating a fine art photograph is to express himself or herself rather than please the demands of a client. Unlike a commercial photographer who operates under contract, a fine art photographer creates images without being contracted by anyone. The artist’s only requirement is to fulfill his vision and please himself in the process. While the challenge of the commercial photographer is to fulfill the contract they signed with their client, the challenge of the fine art photographer is to convince clients to purchase artwork whose purpose is purely aesthetic and to do so after the artwork was created.

Work From The Medium Festival of Photography

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He made black and white photographs on ride-arounds before joining the force, then while in the Police Academy, and he shot some images while “on the job” as well. The dated feel brought me right back to the days when gringo kids like me were bopping our heads to NWA, singing aloud about this mysterious place, “Compton.” (Actually, I heard ‘Dre and Snoop in the car just yesterday, and couldn’t help belting out the chorus.)