Best Photography Business Practices Books

1. Best Business Practices for Photographers, Second Edition

by John Harrington

A follow-up to the successful and acclaimed "Best Business Practices for Photographers", this updated and expanded edition serves as an even more comprehensive guide to achieving financial success and personal satisfaction in your business as a photographer. Included in this new edition are sections on licensing your work, making the career change from a staff photographer to a freelancer, surviving an IRS audit, and more. This book includes best practices…»

2. The Photographer's Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business

by Vik Orenstein

"The 'Photographer's Market' Guide to Building Your Photography Business, 2nd Edition" continues to expand on the business basics outlined in "Photographer's Market" to help readers carve out a niche, make a marketing plan, price their work, build a clientele, network, and sustain the creative fire. The revised edition features new and updated photographer profiles, a fully revised chapter on digital photography, updated information on niche photography…»

3. Start Your Own Photography Business: Studio, Freelance, Gallery, Events

by Entrepreneur Press, Charlene Davis

Picture Yourself a Success If you have a talent for snapping great pictures, why not turn your hobby into a lucrative business? You can take portraits in a studio or on location, submit photos as a freelancer to newspapers and magazines, frame and display your favorite shots in a gallery, or record special events like weddings and sweet sixteen parties. No matter where your talents and interests lie, you can make a bundle from your work with this expert…»

4. Fast Track Photographer, Revised and Expanded Edition: Leverage Your Unique Strengths for a More Successful Photography Business

by Dane Sanders

Become the professional photographer you were meant to be. Competition in the photography industry has never been fiercer. But in this empowering guide, acclaimed photographer and speaker Dane Sanders reveals that the key to success is to stop worrying about what everyone else is doing and start focusing on your most powerful resource: you. Discover how to: · Use your unique skills and talents to carve out a niche all your own. · Avoid the mistakes most…»

5. Photographer?s Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business

by Vik Orenstein

Displaying the same wit and charm that made her Creative Techniques for Photographing Children a commercial success, Vik Orenstein shoots straight with photographers on what it takes to build a successful photo business. She combines big-picture thinking with a soft touch to deliver sound, practical advice on such core topics as developing a marketing plan, building a clientele, networking and maintaining creative fulfillment. The guide is a major asset…»

6. ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography, 7th Edition

by American Society of Media Photographers

At last! The eagerly anticipated revised edition of the photographerâÄôs "business bible" is here, fully updated with the last word on key business practices, industry standards, and resources. Up-to-the-minute coverage now includes digital asset management; metadata standards; the role of Internet, FTP, and e-mail technologies; the impact of media consolidation on assignment and stock photography; and much more. This indispensable guide covers the full…»

7. The Photographer's Survival Guide: How to Build and Grow a Successful Business

by Amanda Sosa Stone, Suzanne Sease

This jam-packed guide provides independent photographers with the tools sorely needed to keep up in today's world of selling photography, discussing how to keep your image fresh and competitive, how to market yourself to clients, how to secure repeat as well as new clients, and generally teaching you from an insiders standpoint how to navigate the ins and outs of the industry, from pricing (with examples of estimates, budgets, and invoices from real-life…»

8. The Real Business of Photography

by Richard Weisgrau

This honest, tell-all guide is written by one of the best-known players of the media photography business. Drawing from decades of experience as a working photographer and industry leader, the author defies popular business myths and trend-driven behavior by providing a fresh, common-sense approach to running a photography business. The essentials of running a photography business are covered-from setting a strategic vision to managing finances.»

9. Profitable Photography in Digital Age: Strategies for Success

by Dan Heller

The rapid evolution of digital photography and the ease of distribution over the Internet has transformed the photo industry. Everything from marketing and sales to competitive pricing and job security has been affected. And now that the flood gates have come down, everyone from semi-pros to amateurs to the common consumer affects how business is done, whether it's pricing, assignments, or just getting your photos seen by potential buyers. In a market once…»

10. Exposed: The Naked Uncensored Truth to Running A Successful Photography Business

by Robert Provencher

EXPOSED The naked uncensored truth to running a succeful photography business.The title says it all. This book is the intended to reveal "EVERYTHING" it takes succeed as a portrait and wedding photographer. This is not a "feel good, sugar coated" generic type of book. It reveals all. It may offend some, but the way I see it, I either call it the way I see it or say nothing at all. This book contains the truth behind the "business" of running a studio, many…»

11. Professional Photography - Sales, Marketing and Business Guide

by Albert Rayl

A must read book for photographers of all levels from new to experienced. This book will save many years, of your time and thousands of dollars, trying to be a Professional Photographer. You will learn everything from schooling, setting up a business, how to advertise and Most of ALL - How NOT to make the mistakes that 99% of Professionals start out making. Shopping for a location, building a Business Plan and even Employee Rules. All of this is covered in…»