Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer

by Tad Crawford, Allworth Press
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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer

This guide for beginning freelancers offers advice on both the technical and the business ends of photography. For example, it discusses the various photographic careers and their requisite skills, equipment and studio selection, self-promotion, negotiation, copyright, and accounting. A directory of professional organizations, sample contracts, copyright applications, release forms, the ASMP Code of Ethics, and a bibliography are included. Crawford is a lawyer. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581152807
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 08/05/2003
Series: Starting Your Career Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,312,777
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Thomas R. Kennedy v

Introduction to the Second Edition vii

Part I Getting Started

1 Careers in Photography Chuck DeLaney 3

2 The Value of a Photographic Education Bill Kennedy 11

3 The Benefits of Apprenticeship John Kieffer 20

4 Photography, A Many-Faceted Field Susan McCartney 30

5 Equipment Considerations for Freelance Photographers Chuck DeLaney 39

Part II Building and Protecting Your Business

8 Your Business Plan Tad Crawford 49

7 Location and Leases Tad Crawford 56

8 The Going Concern Tad Crawford 59

9 Designing Your image Chuck DeLaney 65

10 Insurance Protection Arie Kopelman 72

11 Staying Healthy as a Photographer Chuck DeLaney 79

Part III Marketing Your Photography

12 Markets, Promotion, and Clients Maria Piscopo 89

13 Building and Presenting Your Portfolio Maria Piscopo 98

14 Getting the Most from Your Website Chuck DeLaney 105

15 Personal Branding and Social Media Marketing Nigel Merrick 117

16 Selling Yourself Chuck DeLaney 129

Part IV Negotiating Contracts and Prices

17 Negotiating Contracts Richard Weisgrau 151

18 Contract Forms Tad Crawford 158

19 Pricing Photography Michal Heron David MacTavish 176

Part V Photography and the Law

20 Copyright by Tad Crawford and Laura Stevens 197

21 Taxes Tad Crawford 222

22 Invasion of Privacy and Releases Tad Crawford 243

23 Beyond Privacy Tad Crawford 264

24 Settling Disputes and Finding Attorneys Tad Crawford 274

Part VI Beyond the Studio

25 Growing as a Photographer Tony Luna 285

28 Staying Fresh Chuck Delaney 294

27 Opportunities in Video and Multimedia Chuck DeLaney 299

28 Transitioning from the Freelance Life Michaf Heron 305

Appendix A 325

Appendix B 327

Copyright Notices 330

Bibliography 331

Index 333

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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book, lots of information. Assisted greatly with me setting up a website on photography
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