How to set rates between models and photographers, who’s paying who?

There are many articles out there on how to set rates and charge for photography and modeling services.

This article is geared toward the freelancers among us, and primarily to portfolio work.

Rates vary widely, from a few dollars per hour to hundreds of dollars per hour.

Rates vary by market location, market type, and the look of models and the style and talent of photographers available in the given market.

And if the work is paid work, i.e. for a catalog, or bill board, etc.,  there is an advertiser with pockets and everyone is getting paid somewhere somehow.

The long and short of it is, Continue reading How to set rates between models and photographers, who’s paying who?

“Shooting in Sh*tty ‘Shitty’ Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them” Book Review

How to shoot in Shitty Light, How to shoot in sh*tty light; book reviewThe just out in paperback “Shooting in Sh*tty ‘Shitty’ Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them” by Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind is one of the finest, easiest to comprehend books on shooting in available light I have seen.

Just so you know up front, it is pretty much only directly applicable to shooting of people as subjects … If you are shooting landscapes or macro, etc, this is Continue reading “Shooting in Sh*tty ‘Shitty’ Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them” Book Review