New service offers expert portfolio reviews online

You know how the portfolio-review experience can be invaluable for improving your work but it’s sometimes hard to schedule the time and save the funds to attend a review? Creative consultant Allegra Wilde has joined forces with photographers Jesse Diamond and Micah Diamond to create Eyeist, a service that provides portfolio reviews online, making it […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

I follow somewhere around 80 photo-related blogs, and for a long time now I’ve been wanting to cull the best bits from each and collect them in one spot, sort of like a weekly snapshot of the photoblogosphere. Well, today’s the day to finally kick this thing off. Here’s “This week’s highlights from other photo […]

A photographer responds to the “Ask Anything” post by A Photo Editor

. Most of you have no doubt already read the first installment of Rob Haggart’s new “Ask Anything” series, in which Suzanne Sease and Amanda Sosa Stone addressed the question of “How much money do commercial photographers make?” But have you read the almost point-by-point commentary by photographer/blogger John Harrington over at Photo Business News […]

Photographers share their best business lessons

. If you haven’t already checked it out, Editorial Photographers has a great online archive of industry-related articles and interviews, including one with Rob Haggart of A Photo Editor and one called “The Best Things I’ve Learned in Business.” For the latter, EP surveyed some of its current and former board members. Here’s a taste […]

A few more ways to help Haiti

.. Yesterday, I posted a link to the American Red Cross for those who want to support the organization’s relief efforts in Haiti. Jorg Badura has just sent me links to two more organizations that are helping in Haiti: Concern Worldwide and Partners in Health. . Photos of Jacmel, where the Ciné Institute—run by Jorg’s […]

Should photographers have to write treatments?

… If you’re a photographer and you haven’t had to do a treatment for a print job, count yourself lucky. I’ve been hearing from various people in the industry that it’s becoming increasingly commonplace for agencies to request treatments from prospective shooters. A few weeks ago, in fact, one of Stockland Martel’s photographers was asked […]