Start Your Own Photography Business

Start Your Own Photography Business

by Entrepreneur Media Inc., Jason R. Rich

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Overview

Picture Yourself a Success


If you have a talent for snapping great pictures, why not turn your hobby into a lucrative business? You can take portraits in a studio or on location, submit photos as a freelancer to media companies or businesses, frame and display your favorite shots in a gallery, or record special events like weddings and sweet sixteen parties. No matter where your talents and interests lie, you can make a bundle from your work with this expert advice.
  • Determine your specialty
  • Set up a home office and/or functional studio
  • Choose the right equipment for all types of photos—and find great deals on the cameras and accessories you need
  • Build an attractive online or traditional portfolio
  • Find paying jobs and market yourself professionally
  • Setup a fee structure for your service
  • Get great exposure for your work at art festivals, contests, galleries, local businesses and more
  • Protect yourself from legal concerns such as copyright infringement and privacy issues

    Whether you want to earn a little extra money or set yourself up as a full-time, professional photographer, all the information you need to succeed is inside.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781599186573
    Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
    Publication date: 10/22/2019
    Series: Startup
    Edition description: 3rd ed.
    Pages: 180
    Sales rank: 332,476
    Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

    About the Author

    For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Media, Inc. has set the course for success for millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners. We’ll teach you the secrets of the winners and give you exactly what you need to lay the groundwork for success.

    Jason R. Rich is the bestselling author of more than 40 books covering a wide range of topics, including computers, ecommerce, personal finance, career-related topics, and travel and entertainment. He also contributes regularly to major daily newspapers, including the New York Daily News, as well as national magazines and popular websites Jason R. Rich is the best-selling author of more than 40 books covering a wide range of topics, including computers and ecommerce. He also contributes regularly to major daily newspapers, including the New York Daily News, as well as national magazines and popular websites.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: The Wonderful World of Photography

    Chapter 2: Make Things Click by Finding Your Niche

    Chapter 3: Taking Stock or Working on Assignment

    Chapter 4: The Digital Revolution

    Chapter 5: Focusing on the Right Path

    Chapter 6: Shoot For Accessibility: Choosing Your Location

    Chapter 7: Business Structure: A Blueprint for Success

    Chapter 8: Business Equipment for the Photographer

    Chapter 9: Help Wanted: Staffing Your Studio

    Chapter 10: Marketing Made Easy

    Chapter 11: Crunching the Numbers: Finances and Taxes

    Chapter 12: The Price is Right: Knowing the Value of Your Art

    Chapter 13: Photographer Beware: Legal Issues in the Industry

    Chapter 14: Truisms: What You Won’t See Through the Lens

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