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The Bigger Picture: The Essential Business Guide for Photographers

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The Bigger Picture: The Essential Business Guide for Photographers
Rating:5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Author:Jeanne Griffiths
Publisher:Plane Tree Press
ISBN:9780957055506
RRP:12.99
Price: from 10.19!
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If you're looking for photography technique advice such as tips on f stops, focal lengths and framing you're looking at the wrong book as this title's all about making money from photography.

The author gives photographers advice, facts, ideas and even a few leads to help them succeed in a market that grows more competitive every day.

A big plus for this book is it's centred around the UK market. Also, the advice art directors and picture editors have to offer in chapter seven is really something all freelance photographers should read.

Plenty of subjects are covered from finding what area you should be working in (great summaries are provided) to advice on law, copyright, rates of pay, tax and insurance. There's an excellent chapter on self promotion and Jeanne suggests some potential income generating ideas you may not have thought about before too.

The book is easy to read, even easier to understand and the advice it has to offer will be useful for both those new to the subject as well as those who have taken photos for a while. The small chapters are an excellent idea as it makes the information easy to digest and it's small enough to slip in your bag so you can read it on the go.

The Bigger Picture is an interesting read which gives a comprehensive introduction to the photography business. It's a good little guide that's well worth a look.

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