So, you want to start a photo business…
Excellent! Will it be a mad whirl of fame, fortune and glitterati?
Or will it be a money-suckin’, nail-bitin’, cuss-mutterin’ festival of frustration?
We’re all about preserving your manicure and linguistic decorum, so welcome to our new series, Photojojo’s School of Photographical Bidnezz!
Here’s Part 1: a list of photo biz pros and cons to help you decide whether running your own studio would make you happy… or crazy?
Photo credit: Banalities
It’s road trip time! We’ve got some shiny new tips to add to our Road Trip Photography Guide:
Have a peek at our Original Road Trip Photography Guide, then get out on the open road!
“Life” wouldn’t have been the same without it. “National Geographic” would have been a washed-out mess.
Heck, they even named a state park after the stuff.
It’s Kodachrome. And it’s been discontinued.
So enjoy it while it lasts! Shoot just one roll of Kodachrome so you can say you used the greatest film of the 20th Century.
We know where to find it, we know what’s so great about it, and we’re gonna tell you, ’cause we want you to feel like all the world’s a sunny day.
Indeedy-deed, what was once a simple vision of the future is now a reality, and just in time for Dad’s Day (it’s right around the corner kids) on June 22nd!
We’re talking NEW Eye-Fi SD Memory Cards with wireless photo (and now video) camera to computer uploading.
Thanks to Eye-Fi technology and a little help from the internetz you are now able to …
Pa, Da, Dad, Daddy,
And he deserves a shout-out this time of year, so do the man a favor, show him some love.
Lure him out of the Barcalounger and take some pictures together, or pick up a little sump’m sump’m for the guy.
We’ve got all you need in that department: presents to procure, gadgets to grab, and projects to perpetrate. Poppa’s livin’ large this year.
p.s. Pssst… Father’s Day is June 21st this year. Hop to, kiddos!
Photo credit: maessive
Ya know what we like best about Teh Intertubes? The pictures.
No, wait, scratch that — the FREE pictures.
Now that the Library of Congress and NASA and the New York Public Library all have their collections online, there are more copyright-free pictures around than you can shake a stick at.
What to do with all those free pictures?
Keep reading for where to find the greatest photos on the web, and what to do with ‘em when you find them.
Published on May 25, 2009 — See more Guides
Photo mags: stylish, stirring, spendy.
Unless you know where to look, that is.
Get all the art rags you could want online without dropping a single ducat!
We’ve been dredging The Internets and rounding up 10 of our favorite webmags.
Get inspired, see what’s new, or submit your work and start building a name for yourself; just start reading!
Published on May 11, 2009 — See more Guides
Does your mom want jewelry for Mother’s Day? Nah. Bath salts? Nope. A pet tarantula? Probably not.
What she really wants is time with you! (Also possibly lunch.)
Your mom sounds nice. So we’ve got 11 different ways to make her happy on Mother’s Day!
We’ve got ideas for photos to take, things to make, and things you can do together.
You’re a good kid.
p.s. Mother’s Day is May 10th this year. Get crackin’!
Photo credit: kjsydney
O pinhole photography, we love you so.
Ever since our first oatmeal box pinhole camera in 5th grade, we have adored you. Your artsy images, your depth-of-field — our wee hearts go pitter-pat, o pinhole.
If you haven’t tried pinhole photography for yourself, now’s the time: Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day is this Sunday, April 26th!
We’ve got everything you need to get ready for the big day: photos to get you inspired, ways to make your own camera (or where to buy one) and crazy DIY cameras that other folks have made. Let’s go!
p.s. We hear Mom’s Day is coming up again. Order by Tuesday April 28th if you want to surprise her with an awesome Custom-Made Photo Bag!
Published on April 23, 2009 — See more Guides
Wait! Don’t change the channel yet!
We promise you that business cards don’t have to be stuffy, expensive or soul-crushingly dull, especially photographers’ cards.
In fact, your cards should be more creative than anybody’s, especially when the economy’s gone all pear-shaped. An artistic card will make people remember you/ think you’re awesome/ give you money.
Want proof? OK! We’ve found 12 smart, well-designed cards that deserve a place of honor in any art buyer’s contact list.
Photo credit: dailypoetics
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