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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, 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...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Hi-Tech Studio: Boot Camp

Shane Hurlbut, ASC, and his Elite Team lead the HD DSLR revolution into battle

Hi-Tech Studio: Boot CampMore and more filmmakers are selling their camcorders and replacing them with smaller, less expensive HD DSLRs, which is having a huge impact on both independent production and select studio work.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The New Photojournalism Frontier

VII The Magazine looks to reshape how visual stories are told, distributed and paid for in a tough, uncertain economic climate

The New Photojournalism FrontierThe great demise of print media and, subsequently, photojournalism, has been talked about ad nauseam for years now.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Vision To Visuals: A Moment In Time

Julian Lennon’s personal and profound Timeless exhibition

Vision To Visuals: A Moment In TimeA photographer, etymologically speaking, is one who “writes” (graphe) with “light” (photos).  Read More...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Misinformation: Video Tech

You need more than just a video-capable DSLR to be a filmmaker

Misinformation: Video TechRecently, RED Digital Cinema’s mercurial CEO Jim Jannard took to the RED forums to respond to a post asking if the company would ever go “head to head” with the DSLR market.  Read More...


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