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By Tim Walden M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr.,CPP, F-ASP The phone call that our studio had been dreading during our transition from film to digital photography finally came one day, and it just so happened, I was the one who answered the phone. The woman ...
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As you know, the CASE Act (H.R. 3945) is a bill that was introduced last year by Rep. Jeffries and is expected to be considered soon by the House Judiciary Committee. It is intended to help creators like photographers and visual artists who are often ...
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BY JOHNNY SUNDBY, M.PHOTOG., CPP Over the past 14 years, I’ve increased my studio’s annual revenue nearly tenfold, with consistent, predictable gains each year. And in the past four years, according to the PPA Benchmark, my studio has ranked in the ...
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What is a Buyer Persona? Your target audience can be whittled down to one or two specific people. These are the people you will consider when creating any content or collateral to promote your photography business. In theory, these are generalizations ...
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One of the best ways to improve on your finest work and earn recognition is to challenge yourself with   PPA Photographic Competitions , especially when you choose to get your images critiqued by an official IPC juror! A critique is a video recording ...
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It’s almost time! The final showdown of the World Photographic Cup takes place during a two-day event this weekend in Sydney, Australia, culminating in the final ceremony on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Thirty countries are competing in this highly-anticipated ...
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On April 13 th , Representative Shuster of Pennsylvania introduced the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 also known as H.R. 4. The bill’s primary purpose is to ensure the FAA is funded until 2023. Along with ensuring funding this bill also addresses many ...
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Just recently, I've started having problems with all my Wacom Intuos tablets on all my computers. My guess was that MS did an update that affected the Wacom tablet. One of the items driving me crazy was the brush tool that was acting more like the move ...
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Get ready to connect and grow with fellow photographers in this year's Spring   Super 1 Day ! Online registration is open now through April 30 for Super 1 Day, May 7-21, when dozens of studios across the country will host all day, peer-to-peer education ...
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PPA is back on Capitol Hill for the second week, fighting for your copyrights harder than ever and this time we brought in the big guns! During our meetings for the next two days, your Advocacy Team has the PPA Board of Directors attending meetings right ...
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Your voice is being heard. People like you, fighting for artists’ rights, have sent letters to Congress over the past few months to champion H.R. 3945, the “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act (“the CASE Act ”). CASE addresses a ...
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Get ready to connect and grow with fellow photographers in this year's Spring   Super 1 Day ! Online registration is now open for Super 1 Day, May 7-21, when dozens of studios across the country will host all day, peer-to-peer education workshops that ...
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The CASE Act, also known as H.R. 3945, is a big deal for small-scale creators because it will help put a stop to the difficulty photographers face when it comes to protecting their images and recouping losses from infringement. Check out this article ...
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Hi Everyone,  Here's an important blog about how the CASE Act, also known as H.R. 3945, will help the middle class. Please click here to read the article.
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If you are in the Southeast District, procrastinate no further: March 27, 2018 is the   last day to enter   your local District Photo Competition!  Participating in your local district photographic competition is one of the best ways to push yourself ...
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I love this Podcast and interview with Larry Becker. I was able to talk about the business side of architectural photography, something that I think needs to be discussed more. Here is the link: http://picturingsuccess.libsyn.com/020-randy-van-duinen-architectural-photographer-and-hdr-master-talks-to-larry-becker
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You love photography and mastered it before you decided to make it a primary source of income. Since then, you’ve worked very hard but are not quite sure you are where you need to be. Maybe it’s time to take a moment to look deeply into the business ...
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If you are in the Southeast District, procrastinate no further:   March 13, 2018   is the last day to enter your local District Photo Competition without   incurring additional fees! So,   enter today   and save money! (After that, a late entry ...
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Let's talk business. There's no doubt that you are out there every day working hard to make your work top-of-the-line and be the best photographer you can be. But if you're wondering why there's a gap between what you're doing and what your customers ...
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Photography is best enjoyed in Print. You know that, but do your clients? Are you struggling with exactly how to explain the process of print photography to clients? Here are a few ways you can show them why the efforts and services of this art form ...
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