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6 Things that Make a Photographer’s Complete Portfolio Website

When we hear the word ‘portfolio’ our mind immediately conjures up a stack of images with a small biography attached to it. However, a modern portfolio is more than that.

In addition to showcasing a photographer’s work, in some ways, it’s a means of marketing their work and makes a lot of other non-creative work easier. A few add-ons to a conventional portfolio website can take it up a few notches and turn it into a productivity machine. We have listed below six things that allow a photographer to make the most out of their portfolio.       

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9 Things Photographers Need To Know About Using Hashtags on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most widely used social media for photographers to showcase their work. With over 600 million users subscribed to Instagram, this predominantly photo sharing platform offers benefits like more exposure to work that often leads to increased followers and eventually more clients. However, it can turn out to be pretty hectic for a photographer to maintain and grow their Instagram account. 

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12 Ways for Photographers to Grow their Business Quickly

Creativity is usually intrinsic but business skills have to be developed. That being said, photography is a complex art that requires an eye for detail along with a technical expertise and can be a difficult skill to master. Once your hobby turns into a profession, you can focus on building it up. Like most other creative businesses photographers too can leverage internet to grow their business. If you find yourself an amateur in this field, or are looking for newer ways to promote your photography business, you can start with the following ways, taking one step at a time.

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9 Ways Photographers Can Use Social Media to Grow Their Business

Looking for ways to make your photography business more visible online? These ten tips will help you get started.

1. Create and Maintain your Portfolio

The type of photos you take define the sort of photography business you are into. There are performance photographers, fashion photographers, wedding photographers and more.

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Interview – Jason Armstrong Beck on Photography, Art and The Journal of Bison Jack

When did you first know you wanted to be a photographer?

When I first saw Citizen Kane. I think I was around 12 or 13 yrs old. At home we had two films on VHS cassette. Citizen Kane and The Warriors. In some way those two films guided me through my adolescence.

How did you start in photography?

I went to a very good photography school, although I am not sure how much I learned. The traditional route after school was to become a 2nd/3rd assistant to a commercial photographer and work your up, but because of my love of film making I missed that part of the professional curve. For a few years, I mostly shot music videos and only occasionally took photographs. Things were different back then. Of course, there were exceptions, but it was almost like you weren’t allowed to do more than one thing—so I went back and forth between the two for awhile.

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