The Photographer's Guide to Twitter

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Photoshelter has posted their most recent guide, The Photographer's Guide to Twitter. This is a great tool for getting your work out there in the most popular social media today, twitter! From Photoshelter: Here's our latest guide out today, The Photographer's Guide to Twitter, which

Turn Your Talent Into A Business Video

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Here it is. We are only a few weeks out. Already over 1000 RSVP's over at CreativeLive!  Turn Your Talent Into a Business in 12 Steps on May 15-16-17. You can watch it live for free. I am pretty excited. What are you waiting for? You can RSVP right here (- and will you please share with your

My New Fake Artist Portfolio Response Letter

In response to my blog post My New Fake Artist Portfolio I am posting the response from the programmer. While at first I was ready to be very upset with Sures Kumar - I must say that after reading his email to me I believe he is making a very serious point, something I have not thought about before.

ASPP Supports ASMP's Instagram Position

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Recently, ASMP has reached out to us asking for our support in addressing Instagram’s Terms of Use. The ASMP has issued a 47-page report, "The Instagram Papers," that explains the issues. Basically, ASMP is concerned about Instagram's unreasonable terms, particularly the fact that, once you agree to

Become a licensed photographer at no charge

Become a licensed photographer for a new Client Retention Management system at no charge - unique opportunity Revolutionary photography client retention system is accepting applications from 10 specialized professional kids and family portraiture photographers to get licensed (value $299) for

The PhotoBiz Is Anything But Dead!

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It's been THE big news, not just in the photography business but also on Wall Street. The New York Post reported last week that Shutterstock's CEO  Jonathan Oringer, became "the first billionaire minted from New York’s Silicon Alley." Oringer established Shutterstock with 30,000 of his own images

Foto Evidence Book Award

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I like to let my readers know of especially great award and contest opportunities. The Foto Evidence Book Award is one of those. The 2014 FotoEvidence Book Award competition is now open. Winners will be announced February15, 2014. The Award: The annual FotoEvidence Book Award will

Brand New :-)

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...And free :-) Here's the scoop: Just put the finishing touches on a brand new training is for you. It's all about how to build a high paying client base through word of mouth and leveraging social media. (We'll also cover how to get found on the internet with some killer SEO secret

Pricing Photography - Fourth Edition!

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This is great book and its in it's fourth edition! When I first started out I used it and always thought it was a great reference. Pricing Photography, Fourth Edition The Complete Guide to Assignment and Stock Prices By Michal Heron and David MacTavish $29.95, 11” x 8 ½”, 160 pages

Felony Photography

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By guest blogger Michael Albany In the past few months there has been legislation introduced in a number of states that will virtually outlaw photography. The first bill that I learned about is New Hampshire HB 619-FN that states, “This bill prohibits images of a person’s residence to be taken

Update on Eggleston's Fine Art Lawsuit

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You may remember, last year back in April I posted an article about Eggleston, who is a very well known fine art photographer who had just been sued by one of his collectors. The collector had bought over the course of many years over 190 prints of Eggleston. I assume he holds the largest body of

EP Edu Grants Program NOW OPEN through March 17

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I get all kinds of promotional emails and LinkedIn messages all the time. The EP Edu Grants Program is great for photography students in the US and Canada. Check it out and pass it on! There are six equal prizes available, each consisting of a $1000 cash grant, and another $1000 worth of gear and

Photoshelter's "Photographer’s Outlook on 2013"

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Photoshelter released their Photographer's Outlook on 2013 and it's free! With insights from over 5,000 photographers it give great vision into the photography business in this upcoming year. With sections on expected revenue, business challenges, and marketing ideas it is a fantastic resource. you

Instagram's Fake Changes To Your Image Rights

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Sneaky bastards over at Facebook/Instagram. I must admit. Very cleverly done. People complain. They appear as if they did change the rules favorably and everyone declares victory. They lied. They didn't. And you should tell everyone about this. Sorry guys, this is far from over. Let me tell

Special Announcement From The PhotoBizCoach

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I am grateful. I am angry. I am excited. Gratitude, I know, it's one of those self-help guru keywords. To me gratitude isn't so much an exercise in becoming artificially modest even thought it is attribute that I do not posses. Gratitude to me is about being aware of what you have in your life