The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

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Allworth Press, 2010 - Business & Economics - 241 pages
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This fourth edition is updated throughout with the best current marketing and promotional practices, including using e-mail, social media, and effective Web sites; what's new in photography portfolios; how to shoot what you want and sell it too; plus 25 in-depth case studies interviewing top photographers in commercial, editorial, wedding, portrait, event, and fine art photography. Promotion pieces, portfolios, researching and winning clients, negotiating rates, finding and working with reps, computers, and the ethics of good business are just a few of the topics covered. Real-life examples, case studies, and interviews, clearly show photographers how to build a satisfying and lucrative career.
Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

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About the author (2010)

Maria Piscopo has been a photographer's representative for more than twenty-five years. She has consulted, lectured, and written extensively about the business of selling photography. She works with artists, designers, and photographers, speaks at industry conferences, conducts professional seminars and conference workshops, and teaches courses at various colleges, including the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Orange Coast College, and Laguna College of Art and Design. The author of The Graphic Designer's and Illustrator's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion, she has had articles published in many industry magazines, such as HOW, Digital Output, Petersen's PHOTOgraphic, Rangefinder, Step-By-Step, Shutterbug, and Communication Arts. She lives in Costa Mesa, California.

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