You submit an invoice, and ask that it be paid in 30 days. That’s rarely the end of the job. We asked photographers for their tips, tricks and horror stories about the delicate task of getting clients to pay what they owe. Jonathan Chapman: “When I was first starting out, my wife on a couple of occasions would act as...
July 11, 2017
PDN: How did you get started? Drew Ressler: When I moved out to LA from New York, a lot of DJs that I wanted to see performed every weekend at a club called Avalon in Hollywood: Hybrid, Sasha, Junkie XL. I loved their music. So I would hit up the artist’s management for a photo pass and they’d say, “Sure,... More »
July 5, 2017
Christina Gandolfo specializes in colorful and quirky portraits of both people and pets for clients including The New York Times, Los Angeles Magazine, Coupons.com, Friskies, the DIY Network and many others. She was in her early 40s when she started landing her first magazine assignments, after transitioning from a 16-year career as a magazine writer and editor. “Telling stories visually... More »
June 12, 2017
PDN and PDNOnline give professional photographers up-to-date information about running a profitable photography business, including ideas on marketing, budgeting, estimating and more. Here’s a list of the top business-related articles read by you, our audience, on PDNonline.com so far this year: Veteran Photo Editor Mike Davis on Editing Your Own Work The award-winning picture editor and Alexia Tsairis Chair for... More »