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How to Make Money With Your Camera

Table of Contents

(8 ½″ x 11″ Page Format)

Introduction 9
Chapter 1 Business Basics 11
Price Negotiating 12
Rights and Regulations 13
Model Release 14
Chapter 2 Selecting Your Camera and Equipment 16
Choosing a 35mm AF SLR 16
Modes 16
Metering System 17
Compact Flash Units 18
Fixed-Focal-Length Lenses 18
Zoom Lenses 19
Macro Lenses 20
Teleconverters 20
Choosing the Right Filter 20
Choosing the Right Film 22
Tripods 24
Chapter 3 How to Use Your Camera Properly 25
Exposure 25
Shooting at the Beach 28
Protecting Your Film and Camera 30
Chapter 4 Taking Better Pictures with Digital Cameras 31
Digital Cameras 32
Using Your Digital Camera 32
Use High Speed Cameras and High Speed Cards 35
Aiming for Perfect Exposure 35
How to Manage Your Digital Photos 37
Chapter 5 Producing Marketable Pictures 38
Color or Black-and-White 39
Chapter 6 The Photo Buyers Markets 40
Gift Shows 40
Stock Photography Market 41
Publications 41
Book Publishers 42
Paper Product Companies 42
Photo Business Card 43
Advertising Market 43
Fashion Market 44
Record Companies 45
Galleries 45
Chapter 7 Marketing Resources and Directories 47
Other Directories 48
Professional Organizations 50
Chapter 8 Marketing to Photo Buyers 51
Researching the Market 51
Queries/Cover Letter 52
Requesting for Photo Guidelines 53
Submission of Samples 53
Requesting an Assignment 53
Dealing with Photo Buyers 54
Using an Agent 55
Mailing and Packaging Photographs 56
Chapter 9 Stock Photography 58
Price Guidelines 58
Stock Photo Agency 59
Contracting With an Agency 60
Using Online Networks and CD-ROM 61
Starting Your Own Stock Photo Agency 62
Filing and Storage 63
Chapter 10 Sports Photography 65
Breaking into Sports Photography 65
Capturing the Action 65
Making Money Shooting Sports 66
Chapter 11 Commercial Photography 67
How to Get Assignments 67
Commercial Portfolio 68
Negotiating Your Fee 69
Chapter 12 Portrait Photography 70
Equipment 70
Posing and Expression 71
Background 71
Indoor Portraits 72
Outdoor Portraits 73
Pricing 74
Promotion and Advertising 74
Chapter 13 Glamour Photography 76
Planning the Session 76
Location 77
Lighting Conditions 77
The Market 78
Chapter 14 Fashion Photography 80
Photographer’s Team 81
Fashion Models 82
Booking Models 82
Model Promotion 83
Camera and Equipment 83
Light Sources 83
Pay Rates 84
Breaking into Fashion Photography 85
Chapter 15 Portfolios 86
What is a Portfolio? 86
Who Need a Portfolio? 86
How to Develop a Portfolio 86
The Structure of a Powerful Portfolio 87
How to Edit a Portfolio 88
Organizing a Portfolio 90
How to Present a Portfolio 91
Conclusion 94
Glossary 96-104