When it was announced earlier this year that Harper’s Magazine had earned a 2012 National Magazine Award and two finalist recognitions, it was familiar territory for the country’s oldest monthly. Harper’s has won 19 of the awards—along with a cabinet-full of other recognitions—and is regularly nominated. Yet for anyone save the magazine’s subscribers and the lengthy list of prominent and...
December 9, 2016
Whether you’re pitching work to an advertising client or a non-governmental organization (NGO), you have to demonstrate the value of your work, and then negotiate a fee that’s fair. Photographers stress the importance of researching their clients’ budgets and the prevailing market value of their work. In these excerpts from PDN articles, photographers share their most effective strategies for negotiating... More »
December 6, 2016
For 13 years, Liz Lutz has worked for Lockheed Martin’s multimedia group as a camera operator, video editor, director, producer, and still photographer. She talked to us about her favorite job perk: photographing fighter jet test flights from the back seat of an F-16. PDN: How did you get into this niche? Liz Lutz: I have a degree in radio,... More »
November 2, 2016
For photographers, financial planning can be complicated. Jay Weintraub of Weintraub Financial Services, who has worked with photographers for close to 40 years, offers tips and techniques that freelancers can use to reach their financial goals during their careers and at retirement. Weintraub says fiscal well-being starts with identifying and prioritizing your financial goals. A photographer needs to ask, “What... More »