Are your hands shaking?

Are your hands shaking?

You see an email notification flash on your smart phone. But you can only see the first few lines. And they go something like this “Dear Photographer, I hate to write this but we are not happy…..” Right there. Your stomach plummets out of you and thuds on the ground. Something has happened, and you are praying you have done everything right and have all the rights … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

The Missed Birth – Information for Birth Photographers

The Missed Birth - Information for Birth

One thing you MUST expect and prepare for before entering the world of birth photography is that no matter how hard you try you may miss a birth at some point. The unpredictable nature of bringing a child into the world means that no matter how much planning goes into making it to the hospital on time sometimes it just won’t happen. As soon as you accept that missing a … [Read more...]