Month: June 2016

  1. Do Photography Schools Form a Valuable Contribution to Your Career?

    June 27, 2016 by Rene Anthony

    Source: photographyschoolasia.com

    While photography schools have been operating for some time, there’s little doubt their importance continues to divide photographers. On the one hand, there is a firm camp of believers who support the view that the best way to learn photography skills is through hands on experience, as well as plenty of practice – including learning from mistakes. Conversely however, there’s an equally supportive group of photographers who argue schools form the basis to start one’s career, particularly from a technical standpoint. So then, just how valuable a contribution do photography schools add to your career?   First things first, in the photography world, you certainly don’t need a degree or any formal qualifications to succeed. Many of the top photographers have picked up a camera and built their career from scratch, and ultimately, your ability to succeed will be dependent on your ability, skills, reputation, portfolio, and business acumen.  … | Read the full article


  2. How Should You Respond When Clients Ask For Unedited Photos?

    June 13, 2016 by Rene Anthony

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    During every photographer’s career, it’s inevitable they’ll come across clients who ask for access to all the photos from a shoot – including the raw, unedited photos. The request might often be borne out of nothing more than curiosity – after all, that’s an inherent trait within many – and of course, the decision is always up to the parties involved. However, what should one consider in making such a decision, and ultimately, in the case of declining said request, is there a ‘best practice’ response?   In coming to a decision and responding, one needs to establish what is driving the underlying curiosity of the client. While there’s every chance it is merely curiosity, delving a little bit deeper could help us understand if it involves concerns around: the number of photos provided; the desire for more shots from a certain scene or moment (e.g. the wedding reception); disappointment… | Read the full article