They weren’t the first client she had lost – and they wouldn’t be the last. But still, it hurt. Find out how freelancer Carie Sherman dealt with it all, and what she wished she would have done right after hearing the news. Read more at the Freelancers Union Blog.
LensCulture reached out to dozens of former winners and finalists from prior editions of their annual Portrait Awards to ask them for their advice on how to shoot a great portrait. Read more at LensCulture.
Now that the NEW Find a Photographer has launched, it will be necessary for members with Find a Photographer accounts to login and refresh portfolios, by updating images and specialty categories for galleries, so that image portfolios can be properly searched and accurately populate search results on the new application platform. While images that were previously added to Find a Photographer in the legacy system have been migrated into the new application, portfolio images may need…
The last couple of years have seen Sigma treat photographers to some stunning lenses that rival – and in some instances, better – those from the likes of Canon and Nikon. Get the details about each of these highly-anticipated lenses from the official press release. Read more at TechRadar.
© Bryan Derballa Cross-posted from Photoshelter Blog [by Deborah Block] What’s it like shooting for one of today’s most classic fashion brands? Deborah Block asked Brooklyn-based J.Crew photographer Bryan Derballa for a few commercial photography tips. Read more at PhotoShelter Blog.
Buying gear on the cheap may actually turn out to cost you more in the long run, and not only in terms of money. Is it smart to buy more pieces of cheap gear, or buy just one more expensive piece? Price should be one of the criteria for buying gear, but it shouldn’t be the only one. Read more at DIY Photography.net.
To show clients what they’re actually paying for when they hire a professional photographer, Don Giannatti at Lighting Essentials has published an invoice that itemizes everything that’s billable during a photo shoot. Make your clients understand the value of what you do. Read more on deMilked.
The top prize in this year’s World Press Photo contest was given to a dramatic image of the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. The jury chairman said the jurors were “quite split” on the award and wondered if it might send the wrong message. Read more at Lens Blog – The New York Times
After many delays, Nikon has completely cancelled the DL series premium compact cameras. The series was set to launch in June of 2016, but were delayed due to problems with the integrated circuit for image processing. Nikon will be launching other compact and DSLR cameras later on this year. Read more at DIYPhotography.net.
Due to the National Board of Directors having only four final candidates running for the National Board, it was determined by a vote of the board after consulting with ASMP’s governance advisor that there was no need to proceed with an election. Therefore, ASMP is pleased to announce the names of the four candidate-elects, who will begin their terms as Directors on the National Board in June. In alphabetical order, along with their chapter affiliation, the four board members are:…