Category Archives: Photographer Assistants

For Photographers: 11 Ways to Generate Income During A Slow Season (Bloomington – Normal IL Photographer)

Should photographers specialize or generalize? While I believe it’s important to be known as a certain “type” of photographer, specializing in your photography skills doesn’t mean you can’t diversify your income streams. Diversification is just good business. Most photographers have to ride … Continue reading

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What Camera Should I Buy? Advice from a Pro: How to Pick a Camera (Bloomington Photographer)

About once a month, someone asks me how to pick a “good camera,” making this my most frequently asked question (well, other than online dating advice :)). Most of them are either: having their 1st baby wanting to take better photos … Continue reading

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How To Get Hired For Commercial Photography Jobs

Other photographers often ask me often how to get into commercial photography. In my earliest days, my entry into the commercial market was through existing personal relationships, and referrals stemming from event coverage. However, beyond that, The answer(s), based on my … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes in Ackerman McQueen’s Studio (Photographer Assistant Tips)

Previously, I blogged about my meetings with ad agencies in OKC. One of those meetings was at Ackerman McQueen, a large national advertising firm with a local office. Following that appointment, I got a call from Justin, the AM Photography Manager; he needed an … Continue reading

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