How to Convince Your Client to Choose the Best Photographs

Convincing the Client, How to Convince Your Client Which Photographs are the Best Choices. I personally have no idea how many images I have created to date, let alone how many photographs I have edited to find the best ones; several hundreds of thousands at least. In the past scouring over contact sheets fresh from the lab with a loupe, a red grease pencil and a cup of strong coffee. More recently editing choices on a computer screen using colour coding to select the best choices on my Capture One Pro  RAW conversion software,…Read more …

Padding Your Portfolio.

Take risks in your photography, but not with your career. When I wrote Photographers who plagiarized other photographers,  I wrote about my personal experience of having my ideas stolen and my work being copied verbatim.  So now I want to talk about what could be worse? In this article the topic is padding your portfolio. Early in my career a make-up artist I had worked with told me I should pad my portfolio. What does padding ( also called stacking ) your portfolio mean? Basically it means taking tear-sheets ( pages ) of…Read more …