Setting up a Successful Photography Business: How to Be a Professional Photographer

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Setting Up a Successful Photography Business is a practical handbook which covers everything you need to know to start your own photography business. Packed full of helpful information and advice on all the essentials from self-publicity, building a portfolio and setting up a website to terms and conditions of contracts and dealing with agents, business practice and finance, this book includes everything that a photographer needs to know to get their career off to a successful start. The book also contains ...
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Overview


Setting Up a Successful Photography Business is a practical handbook which covers everything you need to know to start your own photography business. Packed full of helpful information and advice on all the essentials from self-publicity, building a portfolio and setting up a website to terms and conditions of contracts and dealing with agents, business practice and finance, this book includes everything that a photographer needs to know to get their career off to a successful start. The book also contains useful templates for essential paperwork such as estimate forms, contracts and production sample templates- everything you need to help you get started.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781408125779
  • Publisher: A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/16/2012
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Lisa Pritchard has represented photographers and organized shoots for the design and advertising industries for over 20 years, setting up her own agency LPA in 2001. She is one of the UK's leading photographers' agents and is a frequent guest speaker at colleges, agencies and trade shows. She also regularly writes articles for journals such as Shoot and Creative Review.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 6

Introduction 7

1 So, you want to set up your own photography business? 9

2 Who buys photography? 17

3 What sort of photographer are you? 26

4 The learning curve 35

5 Making the leap: the transition to becoming a professional photographer 46

6 Business basics 56

7 Marketing and promotion 72

8 Agents, agencies, libraries and galleries 87

9 Pricing photography 97

10 Producing a photoshoot 111

11 Tips from the top: professionals' advice for success 126

Contributing photographers 132

Useful resources 135

Appendices

Estimate template 136

Invoice template 138

Terms and conditions template 139

Model release form (A) template 140

Model release form (B) template 141

Property release form (A) template 142

Property release form (B) template 143

Index 144

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