When photographers go to locations hit by terrible disasters to photograph the people and the rubble, is it disaster porn? Or does it fulfill a legitimate need and provide legitimate aid. Here’s one photographer’s take.Read more "“Disaster Porn” or Important Journalistic Art?"
Today I continue the series I started yesterday, “The Price is Right.” There’s been a lot of chatter lately in my circles around this topic of pricing, so I wanted to address it. Yesterday it was about strategies for setting your rates. Today let’s look at some ways for raising your rates. ‘Cuz you know […]Read more "How Often Should You Raise Your Rates?"
Can you say that title ten times fast?! When you earn a living as a photographer or filmmaker, it’s easy to get into the trap of feeling like unless you’re getting paid for a gig, you won’t do a gig. I speak from experience because I know at times that’s how I feel. But the […]Read more "Personal and Pro Bono Projects Can Prove Profitable"
This weekend I was in Nashville, TN to film the Hope, Faith and Photos for a Cure event. I took the time to meet with my friend Jeremy Cowart. Jeremy’s gotten much acclaim for his meteoric rise as a celebrity photographer (that is, a photographer who photographs celebrities). We were talking shop and he was […]Read more "Simple Sells"