Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer

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Allworth Press, 2003 - Photography - 248 pages
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Here is a virtual treasury of advice, insight, and guidance for every freelance photographer! From creating a portfolio and promoting your work to winning the first client and running a healthy, profitable business, Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer provides crucial marketing, business, and legal know-how for every step of the process. New entrepreneurs will discover in-depth information on choosing the right location, interacting with clients effectively, and receiving timely payments. They ll also find practical advice for keeping track of business income and expenses, managing insurance and tax issues, and marketing their work to a diverse range of clients. Readers will also find real-life answers to the essential questions every photographer asks, including how to negotiate, how to price, how to find the right market, and even how to keep from drowning in paperwork. Finally, the guide includes sample contracts, model release forms, and much more. For anyone looking to earn money with their photography, Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer is a must-have start-up kit!
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 (2003)

Tad Crawford grew up in the artists' colony of Woodstock, New York. He is the author of many nonfiction books and his writing has appeared in venues such as Art in America, the Cafe Irreal, Confrontation, Communication Arts, Family Circle, Glamour, Guernica, the Nation, and Writer's Digest. The founder and publisher of Allworth Press, he lives in New York City.

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