Business Development for Photographers: Getting Leads the Old Fashioned Way

© Paul Mozell 2014 updated in 2019 After you have built a responsive website that works on all devices, created a strong social media presence, implemented SEO and bought Adwords you might think you’re done with marketing. Well no… you’re not…especially if your clients are primarily in the business community….

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Popular Photography Shuts It’s Doors After 80 Years

The sad end to Popular Photography Magazine

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Workers at B&H Photo Video, Citing Hazards, Move to Unionize – The New York Times

Employees of the New York-based electronics store filed a petition Tuesday to vote on joining the United Steelworkers union after complaining of unsafe conditions. Source: Workers at B&H Photo Video, Citing Hazards, Move to Unionize – The New York Times

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Getty makes millions of photos free for online use – CNN.com

Is this a good thing? Your opinion? (CNN) — Online photo archive Getty Images is opening 35 million images to online publishers to use free of charge, acknowledging that many of its pictures are already being copied anyway.

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Calumet Photographic files for bankruptcy and suddenly closes down – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business

Calumet Photographic files for bankruptcy and suddenly closes down – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business. The abrupt closing of the Calumet Photographic stores in the US can only mean that they were unable to compete with Amazon and perhaps with a few of the megastores in New York. Over…

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Review: Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW

I’ve got camera shoulder bags that look like briefcases; a rolling bag that carries the works; a heavy duty backpack that’s great for a long day on the trail with big glass; an ultra-light daypack that carries one body and just 2 lenses; and many others. And now I’m enjoying the new Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW® — an innovative backpack that does it all — carrying a lot, with quick access, and protection for my gear in the great outdoors.

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Kodak ending production of acetate film base

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Eastman Kodak Co. says it’s ending in-house production of one of the key components of camera film and cutting 61 jobs.

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Adobe Creative Cloud — Does It Help Photographers?

Today I had an online chat with an Adobe sales representative. He answered my questions about the Creative Cloud — well sort of. Here’s part of the transcript:

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Photography Podcasts: 3 Favorites

I’ve been hooked on podcasts for several years and I know there’s always something I can listen to during a long drive or a wait at the doctor’s office. Photography podcasts abound and several deserve a mention in this space. The visual medium of photography may seem like an unusual subject for audio broadcast, but it works.

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Free Webinar: Make Custom Paper Profiles Your Best Friend!

Join Ilford for a Live Video Broadcast on May 28th at 1pm EDT! Creating & Adjusting Custom Paper Profiles for Gallery Quality Display.

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AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR

Finally, Nikon has an answer to the other guys’ 70-200 f4! The essential telephoto zoom, more nimble than ever and with up to 5 stops of image stabilization. Introducing the newest addition to Nikon’s compact high-performance f/4 fixed aperture zoom lenses, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR. Inspired by…

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Product News: Fotodiox’s WonderPana Filter Systems Are Now Shipping

Fotodiox (www.fotodioxpro.com), a leading lens adapter and accessories manufacturer and distributor, announced the immediate availability of its WonderPana 145 and WonderPana 66 Filter Systems. These lens hood adapter Systems are ideal for panorama, nature, architectural, fashion and event photographers, as well as analog and digital filmmakers who are looking to better manage lighting balance and avoid time-intensive post-production editing.

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