Category Archives: SALES

The NPPA CDB Calculator: It’s kind of like the American Express card in the 80’s. Don’t leave home (or start your photo business) without it.

You’ve landed tons of gigs, already built a decent network of photo buyers, clients keep coming back for more, but you’re still broke and the dream of being a succesful photography business owner is quickly dying. We’ve all been there … Continue reading

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You want paid like a professional photographer, first things first…[Part 1]

Open a new tab/window, type into your web search engine of choice (personally, I’m a Googler not a binger…sorry bing) “how to get paid for photography” but before you start clicking on every link come back. Is your head spinning yet? … Continue reading

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Is your gasoline free? Is your rent complimentary? No. Your photos shouldn’t be either…

Common practice in the professional photo buyer community is to often ask for “comped” photos so photo editors, publishers or ad agency creative directors can visualize whether or not your images will fit into the style/format of their publication. Personally, … Continue reading

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