How Much Should I Charge for Photography Services?

I received a phone call a few months ago from a photographer who had moved out of town and wanted to pass a reference to me.  FANTASTIC!  The client was a business who wanted a photographer to shoot their black tie event.  The photographer who called me had shot the event for many years.  I asked the photographer how much …

10 Photography Portfolio Website Tips from a Web Designer

Am I a hypocrite? Yes. My photography portfolio is completely out-of-date; however, I think I have some good tips to share on creating a photography portfolio website because I worked for two years running a website design firm.  I have built quite a few photography portfolio sites in my day, and I’ve learned what works. Photography Site Tip #1: Before …

My Journey Into Stock Photography

I’m starting to dabble in stock photography.  I’m not any good at it yet, but it sounds challenging and fun.  I’ll be writing a series of articles on stock photography on this section of the website as I learn more about the world of stock. Stock photography is where photographers sell their images to people for use in advertisements, pamphlets, …

Where should you sign a canvas gallery wrap print for photography?

Question from a reader: “Hello, I am wondering if you might be able to advise me on how to hand sign a gallery wrap print?  I usually hand sign the mat for any work I sell.  Thank you!” Jim’s answer: I like to sign on the lower-right corner of a gallery wrap on the side of the canvas that shows outward. …