Directing Video, A Photographer’s Perspective

I first fell in love with photography as a kid in summer camp; the magic of watching a print develop totally captivated me. A few years later I started pouring over the Time Life Photography books from the local library….

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Nashville or Bust

Hope is what can never be taken away from us. We can only allow it to be taken -though often, it’s something that’s lost. The road to success is a lonely one filled with many bumps and turns. It takes a…

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#TogsGiveBack Marketing Bundles for a Great Cause

We’ve partnered with Photoshelter to bring you #TogsGiveBack – an exciting opportunity to do good and feel good (while supporting your own marketing needs)! Some of the greatest companies in the photo industry have come together and joined forces for…

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A Success Story: James Kegley

Washington DC/Baltimore based Photographer James Kegley has specialized in nonprofit, corporate, editorial and educational institutional client work since 1995. “I look for an image that captures the spirit of the subject, and draw upon the notion that a picture alone…

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The Art of Self Promotion

As the photo editor at PDN, I get a lot of promos. For me, even a postcard with a single image, name, contact info and legible location proves successful. I look at work digitally all the time. It’s nice to…

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Your Business Check Off List

While the photo industry is unique in many ways, there are certain universal aspects that all businesses have to get right. Whether you’re just starting out or have years of experience, cross-referencing this list will help you make sure you’ve…

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A Success Story: Landry Major

A firm believer that true heroes exist within all of us, LA based Photographer Landry Major has made it known that even more than the joy she gets from collaborating with other creative minds, she values anything created with love. The self-recognized continuous themes present within…

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Managing Made Easy: Remodeling Agency Access’ Database

Today May 5, 2015 we launched the first piece to many pieces of site enhancements to our database application. This is a huge milestone for Agency Access as we are merging the technology of ADBASE (acquired August of 2011) and Agency…

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PhotoShelter Unveils a New Client Proofing Tool

All month, PhotoShelter has been celebrating ways to #MakeClientsHappy, sharing great tips from photographers on how to build relationships and deliver excellent customer service. After all, we all know it’s not enough just to take a good photo anymore. These…

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What a Rep Wants; What a Photographer Needs

It is the ultimate catch-22 in the photography industry: a photographer wants/needs a rep but does not have the client base to attract one. At the same time, the photographer cannot get said client base without a rep. Why is…