Entries by carolyn

How to “impress the judges” at a face-to-face photography portfolio review.

[This article originally appeared as one of my regular contributions to the ASMP’s Strictly Business blog. ] “And now…. you are live!” Ever feel like your in-person portfolio presentation is a bit like being a contestant on American Idol? Whether you’re “performing” at a one-on-one portfolio presentation or at a portfolio review event (where you’ve […]

Photo marketing workshop: Turning your Photo Passion into a Profitable Photo Business Feb. 22-23 in Santa Fe

Time is running out to register for my Feb. 22-22 two-day photo marketing intensive at the Santa Fe Photo Workshops. I’m thrilled to be doing this workshop at Santa Fe Photo Workshops, which is one of the most respected photo workshop organizations in the United States. The 2-day workshop format will provide attendees with both […]

“What next?!? Creating a viable Plan B” is my next photo marketing seminar

On November 15th, 2013 I’ll be one of the faculty presenters at the  Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar which is being held Nov. 14-16th at the Westin Atlanta North hotel. Their registration sign-up page is here. My photography marketing workshop will be entitled “What next?!? Charting a viable Plan B for photojournalists.” As we all know, photographers working […]

Photographers! Use your multi-media skills. Win a prize. Save democracy.

Faux “photo contests” pitched to aspirational photographers abound. There seems to be a new one every month. Winning one of “those” contest rarely, if ever gets you hired. They serve primarily to stroke your ego and make money for the contest sponsor. However, here’s one contest you should consider entering– as a photographer and as a […]

Rebooting Your Business Brain 2.0 is in Minneapolis Nov. 14, 2012

It was a stunning 68-degrees in Chicago yesterday yet I’m happily heading to the land of cool temps and warm hearts: Minneapolis. I’m presenting an updated and revised version of my photography marketing talk: ReBooting Your Business Brain 2.0 to one of my favorite photography trade orgs: the ASMP MN chapter. ASMP MN is a great group of talented […]

My Oct. 2012 Events: 4 sets of portfolio reviews and 2 photo marketing talks

October is my  “All photography.. All the time!” month. Last week I was in Minneapolis on the panel of Kat Dalager’s Photo Marketing Rehab: Estimating and Invoicing program. She and the art buyers provided some great information to the crowd of about 100 photographers. This week I’m in NYC for PhotoPlusExpo, the annual photo trade show and […]

Tonight in Minneapolis: Photo Marketing Rehab Pt. 2-The Money Edition

Tonight I’m joining a panel of art buyers and producers on Kat Dalager’s Photo Marketing Rehab -The Money Edition. We’ll be sharing our experiences on how to create proper paperwork for photography estimates and invoices–especially when working with ad agencies and design firms. If tonight’s event goes anything like the Photo Marketing Rehab event held […]