Here’s a short selection of photography business books we’ve been recommending to photographers for a number of years.
The first couple have been particularly useful for new ‘stock photographers’ coming through GlobalEye and needing to get up to speed on the type of material stock photo buyers are looking for, and the elements you can work into your compositions to make them even more commercial.
If you scroll all the way down the bottom, you’ll even find links to a couple of my own Kindle books… if you’re interested!
10 Books Every Photographer Should Own
Here’s a list of recommended reading for photographers — of all levels — mostly it’s geared to stock, but there’s a few that cover essential business practices and a couple of my favourite ‘technique’ books as well. Remember to give any you’ve read and like...Read More »
Digital Stock Photography equips photographers with everything they need to know to create digital stock photos that sell in today’s marketplace. From organizing a shoot to raking in the profits as the pictures sell and sell and sell again, all the steps are here: Capturing digital images, working with scans,...Read More »
How to Make the Leap from Aspiring to Professional Photographer
Going Pro is the essential guide to leaping successfully into any genre of professional photography. Industry powerhouses Scott Bourne and Skip Cohen share invaluable advice on defining your niche, putting together a portfolio, pricing and showing your work, marketing, positioning your...Read More »
Give your photography business an edge with these professional insights
There are already more than 150,000 professional photographers in the U.S., according to Department of Labor statistics, and thousands of serious amateurs are continually seeking to become established. Whether yours is a new or long-standing photography business, you have plenty of...Read More »
Better Photos More Often [Kindle Edition]
Stock photography has never been so popular. The demand for images has never been higher and photographers have more options for selling their work than ever before. They also face more competition.Not surprisingly then, many photographers are doing better than ever while the majority… often...Read More »
Your Guide to Establishing a Successful Stock Photography Business on the Internet [Kindle Edition]
Imagine how much business you could generate if photo-buyers could locate and access your images twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Even better, just think of the time and expense you would save if you...Read More »
An invaluable guide to the business of professional photography.
Written by successful freelance photographers, this classic trade reference tool provides photographers with a wealth of time-tested information on everything from estimating prices, identifying pricing factors, and negotiating fair deals. Topics discussed include practical information on the economics of photography, cutting-edge negotiation...Read More »