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Photographers, this is why you’re not getting paid

How many times have you been asked to work for free or “for exposure?” No matter your experience and skill, I bet this has happened more than once. But why are there more and more people who aren’t willing to pay photographers for their work? In this video, Jessica Kobeissi discusses this problem and how […] The post Photographers, this is why you’re not getting paid appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Jessica Kobeissi, Working For Free, Work for Free, Stop Working For Free


These are the most annoying ways to ask photographers to work for free

There are some annoying sentences that photographers, filmmakers, and other creatives hear way too often. And among them, there are plenty of excuses people will use to ask them to work for free. In this amusing video, comedian Tanya Hennessy acts them out in a pretty hilarious way. It’s funny enough not to make you […] The post These are the most annoying ways to ask photographers to work for free appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Free, Inspiration, Humor, Exposure, Tanya Hennessy, Work for Free


How shooting for free can actually be good for your business

The very mention of working for free makes most photographers and filmmakers blow their top. But what if, in some cases, working for free can actually be good for your business? Aviv Vana of CineSummit discusses this topic and teaches you how to get more work by doing free work. Many creatives refuse to work […] The post How shooting for free can actually be good for your business appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Filmmaking, Aviv Vana, CineSummit, Working For Free, Work for Free


My boss asked me to take photos for free and got what they paid for

My name is Terryis. You could call me a photographer. Allow me, if you will, to regale you with a tale from my past. I once worked at a liquor store. In fact, it’s where I discovered my penchant for photography, for you see, both of my managers very enthused about the matter at the […] The post My boss asked me to take photos for free and got what they paid for appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Free, Inspiration, Humor, Work for Free, Terryis Xmun


Photographing family and friends for free? Here’s how to accept or reject it

The very thought of working for free makes most photographers blow their top. Many of us would agree that working for free is a no-no, but there still are some exceptions. What happens when close friends and family ask you to take their photos for free? It can be a tricky situation. In this video, […] The post Photographing family and friends for free? Here’s how to accept or reject it appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Tony Northrup, Working For Free, Work for Free, Chelsea Northrup


You can pay the bills with exposure, and here are three ways to do it

One of the phrases we often hear is “exposure doesn’t pay the bills.” So an offer to work for exposure makes most photographers fly off the handle. But according to Miguel Quiles, you can turn that exposure into cash and he proposes three ways to do it. So in the end, you might actually be […] The post You can pay the bills with exposure, and here are three ways to do it appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Exposure, Work for Free, Miguel Quiles


A couple looks for a professional wedding photographer, pays with a chance to say “I’ve shot a wedding before”

Weddings are expensive, and one of the big costs is certainly the photographer. So, why not ask a professional to cover your wedding for free? Which photographer wouldn’t be thrilled to shoot a strangers’ wedding in exchange for “eternal love and gratitude?” It’s probably what one couple had in mind when they created this Craigslist […] The post A couple looks for a professional wedding photographer, pays with a chance to say “I’ve shot a wedding before” appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Craigslist, News, Wedding Photographer, Wedding phtoography, Working For Free, Work for Free


Couple asked photographer for a refund if they ever get divorced

Professional photographers get all kinds of weird requests during their career. And just when you think you’ve heard everything, someone asks for a refund in case they get divorced. Yup, you read it right. A couple asked a photographer if he could add a clause that guarantees a refund in case they get divorced. A […] The post Couple asked photographer for a refund if they ever get divorced appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, News, Photographer, Refunds, Work for Free


Why photographers who work for free don’t affect your business

How many times have you heard (or pronounced) “Everyone is a photographer nowadays?” Indeed, there are so many people who bought a DSLR yesterday and created an “Uncle Bob Photography” Facebook page today. They throw photo shoots on super-low rates or often for free, and we all know it’s a big no-no in the industry. […] The post Why photographers who work for free don’t affect your business appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Bob, Dslr, Photographer, Working For Free, Work for Free