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Why Won’t People Pay Me?

April 5, 2015


Something I hear constantly from models is how no one wants to pay the models they work, and how if they want to be a model, they have to pay for clothes, pay for makeup, pay for hair, and pay for a lot of other things. “Why won’t people pay me to do my modelling […]

Current Market for Photographers (2013)

August 3, 2013


Everyone who is a photographer is watching their friends and excellent photographers who are very talented go out of business. Many of us wonder if we will be next and what is left for those of us who are in the market. I will try to address some of the things going on in our […]

Would you endorse such and such as a Senior’s photographer?

March 9, 2013


One of the questions I get asked most often is if I would endorse another photographer as a good photographer. The instinctive reaction is to say “No” to everyone who asks this. It isn’t because I am jealous or want their business, but more that I don’t know them and I am unfamiliar with their […]


February 27, 2012


An e-mail was sent to me asking me if I had heard of micro-stock, what is involved, and how they were going to make a lot of money. Let me be up front: micro-stock decimated the stock photography market. Let me explain how this works. Micro-stock is where amateur and professional photographers give images to […]

The Stock Photography Market

September 18, 2011


One of the things I hear from family and other photographers is that I should be selling my images as stock images. To me, since the turn of the century, there really hasn’t been a market and I don’t see this as a profitable option for most photographers. Hopefully, I can explain why in this […]