PhotoShelter’s upcoming photo conference to take broad view of industry, draw speakers from tumblr, Hipstamatic, Blurb, and more

. Celebrity and entertainment photographer Michael Muller will be speaking at Luminance, a photo conference organized by PhotoShelter—which specializes in photographer websites and marketing tools—and taking place this fall in New York City. The two-day event, scheduled for September 12–13 in New York City, is aimed at “photographers, technologists, designers and those who care about […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

. At her eponymous blog, photographer Amy Stein wrote about “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Sharing My Work Online.” Excerpt: “I fully support the proper attribution of images and have done so on my blog since day one. In the age of Google Image Search, there is absolutely no excuse for not […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

.. Julie Grahame at aCurator featured Leland Bobbé’s gritty b&w photos of “New York City’s Seamy 70s”—specifically, of the Bowery and Times Square. The images had been tucked away in Bobbé’s archives and are, writes Julie, “virtually unseen.” “The Bowery was the end of the line for many,” Bobbé says in the blog post. “Some […]

The case against day rates

If you’re a photographer who’s been wrestling with how to establish a day rate, you’ll want to watch this video. Freelance photographer John Harrington, president of the White House News Photographers Association and author of the book Best Business Practices for Photographers, says “you never need to use the word day rate in communicating with […]