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CoronaVirus Disease Affects Photographers Ideas for Income

 Coronavirus (COVID-19) fears increase freelance photographers around the world have begun to deal with cancellations and social distancing policies. Freelancers are used to some slowdowns and occasional cancellations, but the uncertainty around the length of time of this outbreak, and the cancelations ahead has caused tremendous  anxiety, frustration, and fear.  There are conversations of photographers on Twitter  and Facebook groups about how to deal with this, with many even screenshoting angry mother in laws responses to them worrying about the health and safety of going through with events in the coming months. For those who do high-volume photography (youth sports, events, etc.) plan for later in the year, and work on your other assets and investments. Some photographers have reported more than 12 wedding cancellations.  Cancellation policies Are commonplace...

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6 Tips to Streamline your Travel as a Photographer

As a traveling wedding photographer, I’ve done my fair share of miles on a plane to far away destinations with a bag full of camera gear. Living on the Tweed Coast in Australia, the majority of my destination photography work involves long haul flights, but the tips included below are just as relevant for shorter domestic flights.   Tip #1 – Battery Hack Whether you’re using the latest mirrorless camera or a humble DSLR having multiple sets of spare batteries is unavoidable, especially for professional work. What determines the number of batteries you can take with you on the plane is actually where you put the battery. Is the battery housed in hardware, or is the battery loose in your...

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Top Street Photography Hashtags for Followers Likes and Engagement

How to use Street Photography Hashtags Street photography is one of the most interesting photography niches out there and it has become quite popular over the years. Street photography allows photographers to express themselves more and it gives a considerable amount of flexibility in terms of what can be shot or captured. Moreso, practising street photography doesn’t require expensive camera gears or a photo studio; with just a camera and maybe some filters, you can definitely achieve a lot. However, when it comes to promoting your works, you must never disregard or undermine the value of hashtags in modern-day photography. Photography hashtags serve as wonderful tools to help you optimize your accounts by spreading your reach and opening your photography page...

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Top Portrait Photography Hashtags for Likes Followers and Engagement

Top Portrait Photography Hashtags Gilecia Dias/Scopio One of the most popular photography niches out there, and on Instagram is portrait photography; this is most likely because it is all about capturing people. However, portrait photography goes beyond just pointing your camera at people’s faces, it does require a lot of creativity and style. Many portrait photographers have even developed their own signature look for their portraits. Nevertheless, one obstacle some portrait photographers face is finding the right way to promote their photos.  Oneway of promoting posts that is most times overlooked is the use of hashtags. Over some years now, hashtags have become incredible tools for not only gaining followers on social media but also exposing ones’ accounts to a...

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The Best Mom Hashtags on Instagram for Likes, Followers and Engagement

Top Mom Blogger and Mom Photographer Hashtags to Use Xenia Grebennik/Scopio Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Nothing is more true than moms with cameras. Being a professional photographer and a mom is definitely a handful. Nevertheless, it can really be fulfilling when you see the beautiful photos you get to produce after a shoot especially when your kids can enjoy it forever, and you know they will! One opportunity is getting the desired amount of engagements on your social media accounts by using hashtags. One easy solution that you probably haven’t considered is the use of specific momphotographer hashtags. When used properly, hashtags can be invaluable tools that will help you optimize your social media accounts, increase the reach...

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