When Photography Meets Immigration – Foreign Freelance Photography Visas

When Photography Meets Immigration - Foreign Freelance Photography Visas

Photography is an awesome, mobile career but there can be legal barriers when coming and going from your native country.  The United States attracts a lot of creative types from all over the world. Once photographers experience the creative vitality of places like Los Angeles or New York, they often want to stay. However, as most people know, you have to obtain some … [Read more...]

Independent Contractors and Your Photography Business Taxes

Independent Contractor Photography

Tax season is upon us…yay? Maybe... this is your first year of running your own photography business. this is your first year having used ‘outside help’ for your business. you have been winging it with your taxes before and now that your business is taking off you are more concerned with how tax law may apply to you. Whatever the case you are now wondering if you … [Read more...]

What is tapping on your foot?

What is tapping on your foot? TheLawTog®

What the heck is wrong with me? I thought to myself… Despite the obvious (so no need to comment and tell me what is wrong, trust me I know ;-) ), let me back up and explain. Recently, I’ve taken up the sport of triathlon as a way to lose some baby weight, release some stress, have some “me” time and get to know others in the area. Being a small business owner can be … [Read more...]

Do parents have to legally come to a senior photography session?

Do parents have to legally come to a senior photography session?

Interacting with a senior in their custom- planned photography session is critical to a successful outcome. There is a fine line in wanting to please the senior graduate but also needing to please mom and dad. This is especially true when Mom and Dad are typically the legal clients on the contracted session. But, as many senior photographers well know, seniors have a busy … [Read more...]

Top Wedding Photography Contract Provisions

Top Wedding Photography Contract Provisions

Being a wedding photographer can be amazing as you get to help plan a couple's special day, shoot off to exotic locations on airplanes, and share once-in-a-lifetime (to that couple) shots on your website.   However, weddings are considered a "white glove" type of photography event that requires a bit more experience, professionalism and attention to detail. Let's look at … [Read more...]