The Business Side of Photography By Rick Sammon

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In this class, Rick shares his approach to this all-important side of photography, answering questions (interview style) from his workshop students and NAPP. And he should know! He spends more time on the business side of photography than taking pictures.

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This question and answer session between Rick and Deborah will cover the common questions asked by viewers and NAPP members
Some advice and basic formula for photographers who are interested in writing a book
Develop relationships with sponsors, and remember that you have to deliver
In many cases, this is your first impression. A photographer's web site is their calling card
Keep up with the changing technology and choosing locations
As a photographer, you have to keep learning. This lesson also has some tips on using model and location releases
Creating quality photographs is important, but do not loose focus of the business side
It is very important to get your work out there for people to see
You are the product as a photographer. You are a brand that has to be marketed in order for your customers to find you
Some tips about this extremely important part of the digital photographer's workflow.
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Rick Sammon


Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, has published 36 paper books, including Secrets of HDR Photography, Exploring the Light, and Digital Photography Secrets. Rick also has three apps on the iTunes store: Rick Sammon's 24/7 Photo Buffet - an e-book that offers 24/7 access to Rick's best photo tips, tricks and techniques. Rick...

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  1. Profile photo of mtfors mtfors

    Good class however, I wish Kelbyone would list this course under Rick’s list of courses he teaches. Its not list under the Rick’s Courses. I just stumbled upon it.

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