The Real Business of Photography

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Allworth Press, 2004 - Photography - 217 pages
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This honest, tell-all guide is written by one of the best-known players of the media photography business. Drawing from decades of experience as a working photographer and industry leader, the author defies popular business myths and trend-driven behavior by providing a fresh, common-sense approach to running a photography business. The essentials of running a photography business are covered-from setting a strategic vision to managing finances.




• Protects photographers from business consultants who sell them expensive, impractical business concepts

• A perfect companion to ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography (1-58115-197-7)

• Advertising to include Photo District News, Professional Photographer, and Shutterbug

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Contents

Stock or Assignment?
13
Business Planning
19
Financial Management
37
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Richard Weisgrau, a professional photographer, operated one of Philadelphia’s largest commercial photography studios for over fifteen years. He then served as executive director of ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers). He has negotiated within a continuum from the small services contract to major industry agreements and political deals. He has taught the subject nationwide and has published numerous books on the business side of photography, including The Real Business of Photography, The Photographer’s Guide to Negotiating, and Licensing Photography. He lives in Narbeth, Pennsylvania.

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