Later today I’ll announce the winner of the camera I promised to give away three months ago, (choice of a D800 or 5d MK III) but now I have a NEW contest – some photographers have asked me to give away a camera AND lens combo. Okay – here you go. Here’s a chance to […]

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(Who You May Not Know About) I am VERY surprised to find that some of the best photographers, photo educators and outright great human beings I know don’t have more Twitter followers. So this is in Twitter-land “Follow Friday.” It’s a day when you suggest people to follow based on your own personal favorites. Normally […]

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I apologize in advance for the long post. As usual, anytime I write about anything remotely related to Copyright, the kids go crazy. And this post on Twitter’s TOS was no exception. The mob has attacked me. This is nothing new. It also won’t deter me. Pretty much every time I write about something like […]

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(Also – a chance to win two free prizes) The third week of October is shaping up to be a very exciting one for emerging professional photographers in the New York metro area. The GoingPro Bootcamp is Oct 24 in Newark, just across the river from New York City. Then on Oct 28, PDN opens […]

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Photos on Twitter are a reality and will soon be more closely tied to the service. Right now, many photographers use services like TwitPics to do that. The photo above from an iPhone 4 is representative of many of these photos. And for most of us, that’s not a problem. But what about the pros? […]

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I spoke at WPPI about using Twitter for business. For those who could (and could not) attend the class, here is a PDF version of my slide presentation. (http://www.aperturenatureworkshops.com/wppipreso.pdf) Contrary to what you hear from some of the “experts” Twitter can be used to generate business for photographers. In my presentation I made the case […]

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More Tips on how Professional Photographers can use Twitter to Improve Their Business I have already written about how photographers can use Twitter as a marketing tool. Here are some additional business uses of Twitter that professional photographers might find helpful. 1. Hiring – if you need an assistant, a receptionist, a retoucher, Twitter is […]

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