Interested in becoming a professional digital photographer? These tips may get you on the right track.
#1: Create an Attractive Portfolio
Display your photography skills in the best way possible.
#2: Separate Your Portfolio By Theme
Categorize your photos to make it easier for your potential customers to find what they want.
#3: Take Plenty of Photos
Increase your chances of taking great photos by snapping away more often.
#4: Sell Your Expertise, Not Just Your Photos
Set up a workshop or class to showcase your digital photography talents and get paid.
#5: Consider Stock Agencies
You may be able to make a little extra cash by selling digital photos to stock agencies.
#6: Make Sure to Read Your Model Contracts!
Not abiding by photography model contracts can cost you in the long run.
#7: Don't Overwhelm Potential Clients
Only show your best work to potential clients and not hundreds of photos.
#8: Don't Assume a Computer or Media Format!
Always distribute digital photos in media formats others can use.
#9: Consider a Photo Business Card
A photograph on a business card may stand out from others'.
#10: Always Have Your Business Card
Business opportunities can happen almost anywhere - keep your business cards on you at all times.
#11: Include a Contact Sheet
Print a hard copy of your digital photo collection with thumbnail pictures.
The MalekTips website was created in 1998 by Andrew Malek of Envision Programming. The page's goal is to freely disperse computer-related tips, hints, and informative articles. Tips are organized to be easy to find, and are presented clearly, in easy-to-understand language.