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Opening Your Own Studio

Opening your own photography studio is a not a simple decision by any means! Of course, there are many factors to consider such as space, location, budget and branding that will help determine the pros and cons of a new business venture. Take advice here from our pros who have been in your shoes at one time.
Simple Set Ups for Self Portraits

Simple Set Ups for Self Portraits

Taking self-portraits allowed me to do the two things I loved: taking photos and modeling. Because I was the one both photographing and acting as the subject, I had total control of hair, makeup, wardrobe, lighting and angles of the images.

5 Things I Learned From Moving My Photo Business to NYC

5 Things I Learned From Moving My Photo Business to NYC

Being a freelancer means I’m always working, even if I don’t have work, I should always be open to meeting a new person, going to an event or helping a friend out with a project. This city is run by relationships: if people know you or recognize you, they will be more likely to remember you for jobs.

Building a Professional Photography Studio on a Budget

Building a Professional Photography Studio on a Budget

Studios can be incredibly expensive to build, and is the reason why so many photographers choose to rent studio space rather than building their own. For this article, I’m going to tell you how my studio partner and I were able to cost-effectively build a professional studio, with a small budget.

Studio Space: Renting vs. Owning

Taking the jump to having your own fully stocked studio starts with one important decision:  to rent or to own your space. 

Benefits of Second Shooting

Getting a job as a second shooter is a great way to gain real world experience and build a portfolio. It allows you to work under a more established photographer, and provides you the opportunity to learn as you go along. 

How to Optimize Your Small Studio Space

How to Optimize Your Small Studio Space

Photographers are magicians. They give people only the things they want them to see. The sleight-of-hand needed to making great photographs is only limited by your capacity to see beauty in everything around you. It is the photographer’s mission to create beauty wherever and whatever the location, no matter if the space is limited by geography or economics.

Progressing from Amateur to Professional Photographer

Progressing from Amateur to Professional Photographer

Picked up a camera to just have some fun and do your thing and now finding that it’s the center of your life? It may be time to transition from amateur to professional. Although advancements in technology have made it easier than ever to take professional looking photos, making the leap into an intensely competitive market, with limited resources, is going to be harder than you think.

Why Should You Use Studio Backdrops?

Why Should You Use Studio Backdrops?

While there are many inexpensive substitutes to a studio backdrop such as a bed sheet or plain wall, you will soon discover that “you get what you pay for”, and that using a nice solid photo backdrop is a great idea irrespective of your desire to cut costs.

Should You Set Up Your Own Studio?

Should You Set Up Your Own Studio?

The first thing that can be said of a studio is that it is important to keep it filled up. With clients, that is. It’s important, especially if you’re renting a space, to make sure it pays for itself. 

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