Books on How to Start a Photography Business

Thinking of starting a photography business? Here are articles to help you get started:

For detailed guidance, tips and advice on how to start and run a photography business, check out some books we have selected below:

Photography Business Secrets: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Sales, Marketing, and More

Give your photography business an edge with these professional insights There are already more than 150,000 professional photographers in the U.S., according to Department of Labor statistics, and thousands of serious amateurs are continually seeking to become established. Whether yours is a new or long-standing photography business, you have plenty of competition. Lara White has collected the best advice from her popular photography business website, Photomint.com, into this guide for your reference. She covers establishing your brand, defining policies, setting prices, creating a marketing plan, networking, and a great deal more. * Photography is a rapidly growing industry, placing both established and beginning photographers in tough competition for business * Author Lara White runs a popular website teaching successful business strategies to photographers; this book collects and organizes valuable information to help newcomers get started and existing businesses grow * Covers business fundamentals including establishing a brand, defining studio policies, setting pricing, creating a marketing plan, understanding your audience, networking, and effective social media marketing * Provides proven tips for building a successful photography business Photography Business Secrets is packed with advice that can help your photography business succeed and thrive, even in today’s economy.

2015 Photographer’s Market

The Successful Photographer’s Secret!

Thousands of successful photographers have trusted Photographer’s Market as a resource for growing their businesses. This edition contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date market contacts for working photographers today: magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, stock agencies, advertising firms, contests and more.

 

The Photographer’s Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

This fourth edition is updated throughout with the best current marketing and promotional practices, including using e-mail, social media, and effective Web sites; what’s new in photography portfolios; how to shoot what you want and sell it too; plus 25 in-depth case studies interviewing top photographers in commercial, editorial, wedding, portrait, event, and fine art photography.

 

 

The Photographer’s Guide to Making Money: 150 Ideas for Cutting Costs and Boosting Profits

This comprehensive reference guide discusses opening a photography studio from the ground up, what equipment to purchase, how to make the most of marketing, and how to streamline production efforts.

 

 

 

Business and Legal Forms for Photographers

Business and Legal Forms for Photographers, 4th Edition contains 34 forms for photographers, each accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists to guide professionals to the best deal.

 

 

 

Starting An Aerial Photography Business

Learn everything you need to know about starting an RC aerial photography business! From the creator of DroneAbove.com comes an in depth guide to getting started in the exciting new field of aerial photography and video using remote control drones and helicopters.

 

 

 

How to Start a Home-Based Photography Business, 6th (Home-Based Business Series)

Everything you need to know to start and run a profitable photography business from your home.