When Does Your Photography Become a Legal Business?

On a recent episode of a popular photography podcast, the listener asked a question about turning his photography into a legal business. He said right now he was just earning money but wanted to convert to a legal business. It’s an interesting question, and one I am sure many entrepreneurial photographers ask. I wanted to provide my own answer to this question, based on years of freelance and business experience.

What is the Exposure Triangle and How Does It Work?

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When it comes to photography, light is everything. After all, a photograph is nothing more than light captured on a medium (film or digital sensor). Controlling the amount of light that reaches your camera’s sensor is key to getting the right photograph. There are three camera settings related to exposure, the aperture, shutter speed, and … Read moreWhat is the Exposure Triangle and How Does It Work?

5 Great Entry-Level Full-Frame Cameras for 2018

We all know that Sony has broken the mold for entry-level full-frame cameras with the release of the new A7RIII. But even at a great price (just two dollars short of $2,000), it still might be out of reach for the savvy photography business owner on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are several other options on the market that can get you up into full-frame territory for much less than the cost of a brand new Sony A7III. I’ve compiled a list of several entry-level full-frame cameras available.

How Would Your Business Spend a $3,700 Gear Budget

An opportunity recently presented itself to expand my photography business into another market, At the moment, my photography serves as a value-add to my freelance writing projects, and while it does a great job of increasing the value of my deliverables, I’ve always had a desire to expand my photography services beyond their current situation. This type of photography would be a considerable departure from my current projects as far as shooting environment is concerned. For this project to be a success, a gear upgrade will be required.