Ep. 026: Are You Underselling Your Photography?
Your photography - and your time - is valuable. Are you underselling your photography?
In this episode of Photographers In Cars, Scott does an incredible impersonation of Elmo! Well… maybe not incredible, although it’ll make you think (we think).
Spencer and Scott talk about a few ways that photographers may be underselling their work. The service Unsplash received a bunch of press in recent weeks - and not in a good way in the photo community. Neither Spencer nor Scott recommend submitting your photos to this service.
Zack Arias interviews Unsplash: https://www.dpreview.com/videos/1694624230/zack-arias-on-unsplash-and-the-race-to-the-bottom
Scott points out the importance of reading the terms and conditions. You may be granting more permission than you think if you blindly accept them. If you’re accepting a re-shares on Instagram or submitting your work to online photo contests, educate yourself and read the T&Cs.
Spencer shares his experiences with photographer/client connection services. These platforms offer the potential of client gigs, however, you need to be aware of how the platform is setup. His tale of the one photo shoot he did is a cautionary tale. Your time is valuable, too!
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