Lauri Novak kicked off the week by giving us six ways to get out of a photography slump. Then, the Photofocus Editorial Board wrote on face-to-face camera sales, while Andrew Ford gave us some great ways to increase video engagement. Nate Torres presented tips to photograph outdoor portraits and Michele Grenier documented her first experience photographing an international sports event. Finally, Vanelli chatted with Arlene Evans about the closure of PDN and the state of the photography industry.

Six ways to get out of your photography slump - A fellow photographer just asked for help because they have been in a photography slump for the last four months. I thought I’d share my
Editorial: Are face-to-face sales dead? - With shows like PhotoPlus, Imaging USA and WPPI not having as many camera companies exhibit, we had to ask ourselves a question. Are face-to-face sales
Three ways to improve video engagement - Engagement is my favorite metric to track, as it represents the overall performance and health of your video. Unlike so-called vanity metrics such as Views
How to take outdoor portrait photographs: 10 (simple) tips - The relatively controlled and static nature of a studio is often the most ideal place to shoot a portrait. After a while, you get a
Weightlifting athlete waiting to perform behind the curtains Covering my first international sports event, part one - A few months ago, I had the incredible opportunity to be covering my first international sports event. Even more, I’ve had the chance to use
InFocus Interview Show: The evolving photography industry, with Arlene Evans - Content Director for Emerald Expositions, the group responsible for Photography conferences WPPI and Photo Plus along with magazines PDN and Rangefinder, Arlene Evans talks about how photography magazines are changing the photography industry.

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