How To Manage In a Changing Industry


Change is great when you have successfully gone through it, but I don’t know anyone who enjoys the usually painful process of growth that change forces on us. Wouldn’t it be easier just to stay put and hunker down, and wait out tough times? Or can we face that our old ways that once worked no

Networking for Photographers - Are you spending your time or investing your time?

So you've been going to business networking meetings for a while now. How are you approaching them?  Are you "spending" your time, or "investing" your time in networking.  If you're there, you're spending your time, but you may or not be "investing" your time.  What's the difference?  If you

Marketing Strategies: Portraying the Right Message at the Right Time

Marketing for your photography business

By Guest Blogger Stephen Craig Have you ever wondered how companies seem to almost read your mind? One minute you are thinking of a specific product and the next you see an ad for it. Don’t worry you are not alone. No, you have not lost your mind either. Many of us have gone through this

Business Networking for Photographers - A thank you goes a long way.

For people to continue an effort, they need to feel appreciated for it.  This is just as true in business networking as in anything else in life.  If  you have been doing business networking for any length of time, you will have people who have contributed to your success in various ways.  This

Instagram Parody

Instagram Fast Beautiful Liars

My friend Bob Eveleth from just send me this hilarious Instagram Parody. It's true, everyone is a photographer these days! I thought you'll enjoy something funny for a change.  

5 Simple Strategies To Stay Focused

PhotoBizCoach Stay Focused

A client of mine calls it spinning.  I call it helicopter brain. Our lives seem almost manic at times, and I’m guessing you feel it, too. Between coaching, editing my new book, event speaking, interviews, consulting and being the mom of an aspiring and talented young woman, my ability to focus

APA Awards - Submit NOW

The 2013 APA AWARDS Photo Competition is now accepting entries. This is your chance to get your best photographs in front of the people that matter most to your career.  The 2013 APA Best of Show Winner will be the first to receive the coveted, engraved crystal APA AWARD, and each of the 31

Pricing Photography - Fourth Edition!


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


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

Update on Eggleston's Fine Art Lawsuit

William Eggleston Guide

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

Business Networking - One bad apple

What do you do when you're in a business networking group and you realize that one of the members is not living up to expectations?  Here's what you don't do - nothing about it.  Why?  Lots of reasons come to mind, but let's start with this one.  A business networking group depends on getting

Do You Want To Find More Clients (and how that really works...)

Happy Photography Business Clients

Earlier this week I examined what many photography professionals commonly do when they want to find more clients. They license the rights to use a list and send things to people they don't know. Most likely these people don't want to get what you send them and the whole thing more often than not is

How Do You Find Clients For Your Photography Business?

How do you find more clients

How do you find clients? This is the number one question I get from photography professionals just like you. It is also the reason why I created the Photography Business Intensive., an online video and live coaching course that I facilitate only three times a year.  If you are a follower you may

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Is photography about seeing or being looked at?


by  guest blogger Cristiano Burmester from Brazil The first time I heard that question I immediately thought about the relationship between a photographer and a model during a photography session. A simple portrait is a good example of how photography is not a one person statement. What I

Facebook and Your Photography Business


New Facebook Changes in 2013 For Your Photography Business by guest blogger Stanna Johnson Break out your Facebook ads manager, fix a steaming pot of coffee, and get ready to get to work on your advertising and marketing for your photography business. As always Facebook keeps changing the rules

Photography Business Initiative To Help Hurricane Sandy Survivors

Dear Friends and Photography Business Family, Just today I got this message about a photography business initiative through one of my readers on LinkedIn. I love the message! Kudos to Meg Bitton of Meg Bitton Photography who came up with this brilliant  idea. She has set up the website

The Aftermath Of Sandy On The Photography Business

Fake Frankenstorm

You may have been just like me glued to CNN all day while the reports on Sandy's furor where coming in. The pictures are worse than anything we thought we will ever see. Sandy caused massive damage and left millions of people in freezing temperatures without power or heat. It feels like the

Portfolio Review For Your Photography Business

toolbarLogo is " an online photography review service that connects you with the top experts in the industry, providing the feedback necessary to take your images to the next level." This is a perfect example of stepping outside the box and doing something unique with an old idea. This


Getting 140 different personalities to buy into my vision using my P.I.E. experience.

Getting 140 different personalities to buy into my vision using my P.I.E. technique. As I'm waiting around for several thousand RAW files to convert to JPEG so I can edit chapter two of the eight chapter sequences of the time-lapse project I wrote about here, I thought I'd write about my personal