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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 17
Take a dance class. I'm serious, absolutely serious. Take a dance class. Find the rhythm and learn to react. Dancing...
What are the most important event photography tips to know?
(Editor's Note: We welcome this guest post from James Maher. James is a New York event photographer who captures business...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 16
Here's one that I always tell folks. Go to museums, learn from the past and experience the future. What's excellent...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 15
Go to a conference, you're going to learn new things and open new doors. What I like about conferences is...
Beyond Technique: Start your year out right with these 29 tips!
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level. Today, Skip Cohen...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 14
Here's a simple one for you, and I'm totally serious. Read comic books. Visual storytelling is a compelling medium.  Shot...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 13
Learn the exposure triangle. This is true for both photo and video, knowing the exposure triangle is essential to succeeding. ...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 12
Sometimes proof matters. A lot of the tools you work with offer certification programs so you could take a look...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 11
Want to be successful in business? Diversify. Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. It would be best...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 10
Add color, and I mean to your wardrobe. Stop only wearing black or shades of gray. Accessories  I look at...
Mind Your Own Business: Vanessa Joy discusses client expectations and relationship building
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives. Today, we chat...
New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 9
Learn to read contracts — understand what it is you're signing as a creative person.  Learn to read what you...

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 17

Take a dance class. I’m serious, absolutely serious. Take a dance class. Find the rhythm and learn to react. Dancing is a great skill. It really teaches you to be in the moment, to pick up on another person’s movement,

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 16

Here’s one that I always tell folks. Go to museums, learn from the past and experience the future. What’s excellent about museums is you can really open your eyes.  Two things in every country There are two things I do

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 15

Go to a conference, you’re going to learn new things and open new doors. What I like about conferences is you learn new skills. Learn new skills You can’t “not” learn new things at a conference. Whether it’s business techniques,

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 14

Here’s a simple one for you, and I’m totally serious. Read comic books. Visual storytelling is a compelling medium.  Shot composition The great thing about comic books is you’ll learn about flow. This really helps you understand how ideas flow

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 13

Learn the exposure triangle. This is true for both photo and video, knowing the exposure triangle is essential to succeeding.  Now I’m not going to go through all the points, but it’s pretty simple. When you try to properly expose

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 12

Sometimes proof matters. A lot of the tools you work with offer certification programs so you could take a look at software certification.  Professional certification There are professional certifications. I’m a certified project management professional. That creativity is combined with

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 11

Want to be successful in business? Diversify. Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket. It would be best if you had a safety net that you have different opportunities for revenue.  Multiple businesses While I have a video

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 15

Go to a conference, you’re going to learn new things and open new doors. What I like about conferences is you learn new skills. Learn new skills You can’t “not” learn new things at a conference. Whether it’s business techniques,

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 14

Here’s a simple one for you, and I’m totally serious. Read comic books. Visual storytelling is a compelling medium.  Shot composition The great thing about comic books is you’ll learn about flow. This really helps you understand how ideas flow

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 13

Learn the exposure triangle. This is true for both photo and video, knowing the exposure triangle is essential to succeeding.  Now I’m not going to go through all the points, but it’s pretty simple. When you try to properly expose

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 12

Sometimes proof matters. A lot of the tools you work with offer certification programs so you could take a look at software certification.  Professional certification There are professional certifications. I’m a certified project management professional. That creativity is combined with

Read More

New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 11

Want to be successful in business? Diversify. Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket. It would be best if you had a safety net that you have different opportunities for revenue.  Multiple businesses While I have a video

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 8

Going back to the personal side for a moment, exercise six days a week if possible. I recommend doing it first thing in the morning. Exercise solves so many problems.  I’m not in perfect health, but a few years ago,

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 7

When you add power, that’s great, but don’t overbuy. Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) is a real thing.  Stop gear churn We used to have a person in our office who had a box arrive almost daily from Amazon or B&H.

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New Year resolutions for creatives | Day 6

Learn how your computer works and I mean truly understand what you own. I talk to so many people who work creatively who don’t understand their hardware. It’s great to have power, but you need to have balanced systems. How

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