Book Review: Photographer’s Survival Manual

I just finished the best book I’ve ever read on the subject of copyright protection, model releases, and invoices for photographers.

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Selling Photos At Crafts Fairs

A friend who manages a farmers market referred a photographer to me who is thinking about renting a space and selling some photographs. Although I have never made this sort of commitment myself, I have done a lot of research. Here is what I shared with that photographer—everything I can think of about successful selling in this kind of environment.

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When You Hit A Creative Block

Do you ever find yourself taking the same photographs again and again? Are you strolling through your favorite downtown neighborhood hoping to be struck by a lightning bolt of inspiration? Are you gliding through a vacation paradise without raising your camera to your eye?

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Review: New Camera Bags From Lowepro for Active Photographers

I recently field tested the new Lowepro Messegner AW 180 and the Lowepro Photo Sport 200 AW.

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The Tripod Is an Essential Tool for Photographers

The tripod is still one of the most essential, universal, and adaptable tools for photographers of all ability levels.

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Eight New Books About Photography

Focal Press, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc., has published a number of books by pro photographers, about photography, within the past year. These slim volumes will appeal to both new and experienced shooters. Thumbing through the stack of books for the first time, I was impressed with the quality of graphic design as well as the attention to detail from page to page.

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Review: Light Blue — Software for Studio Management

If you spend less time fretting about your accounting system and more time booking clients and making photographs, then Light Blue Software will have been a sound investment for your studio.

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