4 Tools to Find Who is Stealing Your Photos

In Marketing/Business by Jim Harmer20 Comments

Photographers don’t make any profit when someone steals their copyrighted images.  So, most photographers work hard to protect their images from getting ripped off.  However, there are 255 million websites on the Internet, and it is literally impossible to manually monitor them for infringement.  To that end, this post reveals the four most successful ways …

How Much Money Can You Earn In Stock Photography?

In Marketing/Business by Jim Harmer82 Comments

I have always been interested in stock photography.  I’ve submitted photos to stock only a few times since I began in 2011, but I’ve recently gained more interest and am about to do a huge upload of about 1,000 stock-worthy images.  But most photographers wonder how much you can really expect to earn from selling stock …

How Much Should I Charge for Photography Services?

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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 …

10 Photography Portfolio Website Tips from a Web Designer

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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 My photography portfolio is completely out-of-date; however, I think I have some good tips to share on creating a photography portfolio website because I worked for two years running a website design firm.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. …

My Journey Into Stock Photography

In Marketing/Business by Jim Harmer4 Comments

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 …