Selling Your Event Photography

Even with today’s “everyone with a camera is a photographer” syndrome, the event photography business is still ripe for making sales. With event photography, clients can’t effectively use stock photos and shooting their own images often turns out to be below par, at best. It is a very specialized field of professional photography requiring both personal and business skills. And, of course, all of your photo gear needs to be portable, fast, and flexible to cover challenging shooting situations. The photographers interviewed for this column work with consumer and commercial clients, shooting everything from school events, community fundraisers, weddings, and bar mitzvahs to conventions, corporate meetings, nonprofits, and brand-sponsored events. Read more…  http://www.shutterbug.com/content/taking-care-business-event-photographer-how-sell-yourself-while-photographing-events

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