Doing it for money

Here are a few more great resources on the business of photography for those interested in “doing it for money.”

For those doing (or thinking of doing) commercial photography, there is an interesting and educational site with lots of behind-the-scenes info at: www.assignmentconstruct.com. They describe it as: “a commentary about what went into, what went on behind-the-scenes, or otherwise occurred before, during, or after an assignment.”

A question I am frequently asked is where can I go to understand the difference between licensing images, and selling them. The difference is not just semantics. To appreciate the difference, start at: http://www.asmp.org/tutorials/licensing-guide.html

Speaking of the business of being a photographer, the Kernochan Center for Law, Media, and the Arts at Columbia University has launched an important website, designed to aid artists in understanding contracts and how to interpret them. That’s at: www.keepyourcopyrights.org.

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