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The Business of Photography

Operating a digital photography business is no small task. Our experts cover all the issues related to the business of photography from copyright issues to studio concerns, here.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Kickstarting Your Project

Crowdsourcing as an option for photographers

Kickstarting Your ProjectGerd Ludwig is no stranger to the pages of Digital Photo Pro, and his history in the world of photography is long and storied.  Read More...

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Vision To Visuals: Aid Is In Fashion

Stefano Guindani turns his lens from the glitz of the runway to the poverty of Haiti’s children

Vision To Visuals: Aid Is In FashionHow does a fashion photographer shooting for luxury brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Versace, Louis Vuitton and Valentino end up creating a body of photojournalistic work so moving that it rallies the entire fashion world in support of a profoundly humanitarian cause?  Read More...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Hi-Tech Studio: DSLR Rigs For Video

A variety of gear is available for giving HD-capable DSLRs filmmaking possibilities

Hi-Tech Studio: DSLR Rigs For VideoWhile filmmakers and videographers have enthusiastically embraced HD-capable DSLRs for their relatively economic pricing and superb video capabilities, for video, the form factor of modern DSLRs leaves something to be desired.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Vision to Visuals: Building An Aesthetic

As part of a project for the Greenmarket Tavern in New York, photographer Larry Letters created a collection of images to tell the story of wine

Vision to Visuals: Building An AestheticThere’s nothing like an economic downturn to spark the creative wheels of entrepreneurs in a city like New York.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

It's Not A Winning Ticket

Someone used my picture without permission! What do I win?

It's Not A Winning TicketOver the last three years, I’ve been involved in the copyright infringement case Latimer v. Roaring Toyz, et al.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Misinformation: Business Tech

Revolution Now! Learning to adapt is the key to survival.

Misinformation: Business TechThe median annual wage of salaried photographers was close to $30,000, with the middle 50% earning between $20,000 and $45,000, in general.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Hi-Tech Studio: File Format Decoder Ring

The alphabet soup of file extensions is confusing. In this brief article, we show you the differences and similarities of the most common formats.

Hi-Tech Studio: File Format Decoder RingThere seems to be no limit to the number of file formats photographers have to deal with.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Although you hope it won’t happen, you need to plan for the day when you and a business partner will decide to go your separate ways. Thinking it through up front can prevent a lot of angst and bad feelings later.

Breaking Up Is Hard To DoThe reality of business breakups is that they’re generally far more complicated than simply facing another person and saying “goodbye.  Read More...

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Vision To Visuals: The SCAR Project

David Jay’s breast cancer survivors project

Vision To Visuals: The SCAR ProjectWe live in a world of overwhelming statistics.  Read More...

 

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