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Weekly Photography Links – 6/24/12

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Weekly Photography Links post so I’d like to resume doing these in the future. There is a lot of great photography industry articles and content that I’m seeing almost every day via my social media streams so this is a place where I’d like to compile them as a informational resource, which was the intent of this website in the first place.

Legendary National Geographic photographer, Sam Abell talks about the Life of a Photograph, which is also the name of his book. I recommend watching this entire video.

Don’t Make This Same Pricing Mistake I Made – Good advice from Charlie Borland, a longtime nature stock photographer.

Photography and the Law – Seminar in Los Angeles put on by California Lawyers for the Arts.

In the Field with Jay Goodrich #2 – Photographer and writer Jay Goodrich highlights how he captured a mountain bike image while on location in Eagle, Colorado shooting for Dirt Rag Magazine.

Video that attempts to answer the age old question: how much to charge for your photography.

A Wildlife Photographer Talks Ethics In Taking Pictures And Manipulating Images – My wildlife photography ethics article has been published by Wildlife Art Journal.

I know lots of amazing photographers who are broke – The main takeaway is that professional photography is a business more than it is about talent.

The First 70 Trailer – A well-executed trailer video documenting the closure of 70 California State Parks.

Cooperation Replaces a Lone Wolf Approach to Photography – Some photographers are opting for a co-op approach to photography business.

The Kickstarter Experience – Mike Spinak shares his experiences and thoughts about crowdsource fundraising photography projects on Kickstarter.

The Impact of Authoritative Links, Mentions, and Shares on Rankings – interesting study on how links and social media are having an impact on SEO rankings.

31 Days to Overcome Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography – free eBook that sounds interesting.

Flying a Camera on a Kite Over the Statues of Easter Island – video about how a National Geographic photographer managed to get aerial photos by flying his camera on a kite.

June 24, 2012 Posted by | Weekly Links | | 2 Comments