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Going pro : how to make the leap from aspiring to professional photographer : the photographer's complete guide to building an online profile from the ground up

by Bourne, Scott, 1955-

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Brentwood Library Nonfiction 770.688 Bourne
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  770.688 Bourne
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Non-Fiction 770.68 Bou
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Non-Fiction
Call Number  770.68 Bou
"You've got the gear, the training, and the technology. You're ready to make the leap from aspiring to professional photographer. Now what? With today's affordable, high-quality cameras, Internet technology, and training, any weekend warrior can hang a shingle and open a photography business. But what then? While anyone can buy a professional quality camera, few have the skills to turn their dreams into a profitable business. Going Pro is the essential guide to leaping successfully into any genre of professional photography. Industry powerhouses Scott Bourne and Skip Cohen share invaluable advice on defining your niche, putting together a portfolio, pricing and showing your work, marketing, positioning your brand, and, most important, building an online social media platform from the ground up. Throughout, advice and tips are offered from 25 of the biggest names in the industry, including Chase Jarvis, Vincent Laforet, Matthew Jordan Smith, Jeremy Cowart, Jules Bianchi, Bambi Cantrell, Tony Corbell, Kevin Kubota, Jerry Ghionis, and more. Hundreds of thousands of photographers are already tuning in to the Going Pro podcast and blog ( Going Pro, the bo
Define your niche
Be the best photographer you can be
Test the water and show your work
Social media marketing for photographers
Use twitter to grow your photo business
Blogging: your online presence
The world of search
Old-fashioned networking
Expand your business

Additional Information
Subjects Photography -- Vocational guidance.
Photographers -- Marketing.
Internet marketing.
Publisher New York :Amphoto,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Cohen, Skip.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 240 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN 9780817435790
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