Media Futures: photographic business skills

Make the step from being an amateur photographer to launching a successful career.

Freelance tourism photographer Karl Blackwell will talk about the business of photography, including: 

  • Your equipment and workstation
  • Determining your niche and style
  • Building your portfolio
  • Determining your first clients and how to approach them
  • Marketing yourself and your photos through online channels
  • The client experience
  • Life on the shoot
  • Pricing your work - setting your fees and learning how to negotiate
  • Preparing an estimate and a contract for a job
  • Valuing and protecting your work.