Donna asked about speaking at local high schools on career day. This is something I’ve done many a times and I am on mission to save the world from the illusion that there are any careers in photography. (There I am, two months ago, with a group of fifteen year olds in the selfie pic […]
Fiends in photography, what a year it’s been! Last count I think we’ve had over 47 high quality webinars, presentations, posts and insightful videos…in 2017 alone!! Much thanks to Marian, our resident “Howard Cosell” and intrepid wedding show investigator. See, back in October 2015 member Ben Craig asked for advice on wedding shows and displays. […]
Sigh… How many times do people send me sunset photos. And expect me to revel in the visual beauty that they’ve so easily created. Or shots of flowers. All taken by merely pointing their camera and clicking. Someone naively suggested to me that I could take pictures of surfers while in Costa Rica. I replied…”naw, […]
Key points: outwork 99% of the competition master cold calling! make contact at least 8 times tune out the whiners be original there is only place to be…on top. be creative, be an artist if you’re chasing trends you’ll always be at the back
One of my fave books was the bio on Steve Jobs. Steve considered himself “different”. A rogue, freak and geek…..I can relate. Can you? I think we’ll agree. And we can all learn a valuable lesson. People love the Apple brand. They’ll tell you they are well designed and give you reasons why based on […]
How to brand yourself as artist instead of “photographer” in your market. Marilyn gave us many insightful and practical ideas on branding and growing a business selling photography based art. She showed us how she completely retooled and overhauled her personal website She showed resources that detail where to sell art Quote: “I’d rather compete […]
Amazing….. WATCH THE ADVANCED TRAINING SERIES BY MARGARET HERE
A true master of his craft. There is some seriously good stuff in Tim’s presentation. Some serious good stuff here folks. If anyone has any doubts as to what it takes to create beautiful classic portraits and do so successful, Tim sets the record straight.