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The Need for Camera and Multimedia Insurance – A good photographer friend of mine recently had all of his back up photography kit stolen including a top end DSLR and lenses…during a wedding shoot! Far be it from me to judge, but leaving it in your car, although well covered and in the car park of a very posh restaurant, is just asking for trouble.
However, that news hit me like a freight train as I realised I had no camera insurance whatsoever and my car has my photography website address splayed all over it which is basically saying “Come and break into me, I have expensive gear inside!”…nobody ever has though. Read more »
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Animals come in all shapes and sizes from rodents like mice to large mammals like elephants. Animals can make very eye catching subjects to photograph whether wild or domesticated. However there is a distinct difference between a wild animal and a domesticated one. This will dictate how the subject will be approached. Read more »
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A well organized portfolio will be every photographer’s best asset when it comes to attracting potential clients. Here are a few tips to a winning and organized portfolio: 1. Make sure your portfolio only shows your best images!! If you have ‘deer in the headlight’ eyes caused by the pop-up flash, throw it out! As well as any studio shots with bad shadows on a backdrop or basically any badly exposed images (out-of-focus shots scream amateur a million miles away no matter how cute Suzy Q looked in it!)… ACTUALLY, if you are still producing these types of shots then rethink starting your business until your shots become business worthy! Read more »