The creative industries are as competitive as ever and with so many ways in which you can present your work, the need for a concise, not to mention outstanding, portfolio is essential if you want to succeed in the arts. You may already have a portfolio that needs a little work, or it may be one of those things that’s on your never ending to do list, but quite frankly if you are putting it off then you will be missing out to those who have taken the time to develop and build their portfolio.
We’ve all seen the embarrassing Christmas family photo albums and cringed as we thought ‘what were they thinking?!’ or perhaps we’ve been involved in our own Christmas photo mishaps – eek! Whilst in 2015 we’re far more accustomed to an Instagram filter than going #nofilter in our favourite festive snaps, capturing the perfect Christmas photo needn’t be a tricky task to get right. From nailing the pre-photo preparation to finding inspiration and mastering the now infamous family group shot we’ve put together some tips to ensure your photo screams fab not drab!
A wedding is the happiest time in a couples life, from marrying the love of your life to being surrounded by family and friends in a beautiful location, getting married is a truly magical time for a couple. When planning a wedding, a wedding photographer is the one element that you need to invest in, after all, once the wedding day draws to a close all you’ll have to remember you special day by is memories and those all-important photographs.
When we think of what a photographers day to day life entails we probably conjure up images of exotic locations, luxurious hotels and a champagne lifestyle. Yet in reality, a lot of hard work and determination is required before the pinnacle of a photographer’s career is reached. Whether you’re a budding photographer or looking for advice on how to expand your photography business we’ve put together 10 top tips to be a successful freelance photographer.
Whilst a Wedding is usually the most important day in a couple’s life, the National Wedding Show is often one of the most important days in the wedding calendar for photographers. The peak of summer wedding season may be over but now it’s time to get organised for those autumn weddings and start preparing for the next summer marital boom! First off, you need clients and whilst most photographers will already have a marketing strategy in place we’ve rounded up some top tips to help you get noticed through the veil of confetti and champagne.