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What Freelancers Should Know About Visual Content

   Since the dawn of human civilization, visual representations were the first choice when people needed to narrate stories, show emotions and depict facts. There are several ancient caves that prove to us, that visual imagery was probably the first form of non-verbal communication among early representatives of our kind.Push the fast forward button and get thousands of years into the future only to realize the same things: visual representation of facts and emotions is still the number... continue reading

Changes

I responded too many changes in my live in the last month.My vital and too young dad died unxceptedly. And Ibecame freelancer photographer until one week.I moved to my own photostudio and bought studio flash lights (thanks to dreamstime and other stock agenicies:)).I look foward to spring and new work with people without flats interiors :).Here is one photo of my little brother: continue reading

Magazine Photographer - good exposure

Hi Gang!I'm freelance, but I also shoot events for a print/online lifestyles magazine in Arizona, USA.Shooting for the magazine allows me to meet new prospects, meet a celebrity or two, see new sites and it gains me admission into places I might not otherwise be allowed. And, it provides me some images for stock photography - creative and editorial.This exposure is good for business. You might consider doing some freelance work for your local newspaper or magazine.I've been nominated... continue reading

Royalty Free Clipart v. Hiring a Freelance Artist

Royalty Free Clipart is great on:- most personal and promotional uses;- website and blog headers, magazine articles;- promotional greeting and postcards;- flyers, brochures;- banner ads.Is best to hire a freelance artist if you want:- logo design;- an image "taylor made" for you;- caricatures;- children's books.Different Price Tags.Clipart is cheaper but is not exclusive, and any competitor can have access to the same images.Clipart Licenses have restrictions... continue reading

Making a living..

Microstock for the most part of people is a hobby. Or even a way to show some of their photographic work onthe net, and additionally having some income from it. Can imagine that to have a permanent flow of earnings ,”you” need to set up a very efficient model , of producing images. And at the same time to contribute with the right pictures(the most in demand). What I would like to know is if there is anyone out there doing a living from microstock? continue reading

I have a dream

Long times ago, I became a part-time photographer.I dreamed of becoming a Freelance photographer and a Columnist. then, I can use my camera and pen to tell the world, What happened next to me. continue reading

Promotion

Just a simple question: do you, guys, have some ideas, how or where to promote yourself to get the job as a freelance photo manipulator, web designer, photographer and/or digital designer?Did I say "simple" question? Well, not for me. But I thought there are lots of freelancers around, maybe somebody could give some hints?I know there are sites like getafreelancer.com or eufreelance.com, but it's hard to sound credible, if you place your first bids beside old-timers. If you need a co-worker, someone... continue reading

First Blog Post- fighting chance

I am not sure what to put into this blog. I think it will be about the shoots that I go on and the day to day of being a stock/freelance photographer, trying to eek out a living in a small US city. I will try to update it a couple of times a week.Right now I have galleries on a bunch of sites, and am sort of at a mid range in my career as a stock photographer. My galleries have some standard shots and then some really creative stuff.... but honestly I am not making a living just off of stock.... continue reading

Five Phases of working with clients

if you are a freelance designer or thinking of being one read on....To be a successful self-employed Graphic designer , a person must set some rules for himself , and imagine that you are employed by those rules.The first draw back of working for oneself is that , you don’t feel obliged to “report” to anyone , hence once in a while , you fail to meet your own goals.First thing first , organize yourself .Organize your workspace , Here I will try to present to you some points which must... continue reading

Giving up the day job - permanently!!??

In December 2005, I quit my day job as a teacher - my aim was to do stock photography full time.The beginning of 2006, I went back to college to learn about setting up a business - keeping accounts, advertising, how to keep the tax man happy...that sort of thing. It was all very interesting - and I finally set up Art Splat Designs in April 2006.As for designing, and photography - I guess I've learnt along the way - and I'm still learning.It's hard work working for yourself, but "giving... continue reading

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