The Nikon AIPP Event 2012

The Nikon AIPP Event is your only chance to experience the best speakers and workshops this year. Mix with legendary figures like James Natchwey, Vincent Laforet, Steve Parish, David Oliver, Mike Langford, Peter Eastway, Tim Bauer, Mark Galer, Dr Les Walkling, and many more. Learn, be inspired, relax and socialise with peers in the NSW … Read more

National Indigenous Photo-Media Forum

As National President of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Robert Edwards will be speaking at the National Indigenous Photo-Media Forum on the future of the photographic industry. When: Wednesday 8 – Friday 10 February 2012 Where: ACMI at Federation Square, Melbourne The Forum will present emerging and established Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander … Read more

Business plan workbook for 2012

PhotoShelter have a great, free Business Plan Workbook available here. It guides you through ways to improve your photography business for the new calendar year.

Quoting on Video & Stills

As more photographers (including me) create video along with their stills a gap in best business practice has arisen. A Photo Editor blogger Rob Haggart asked photo buyers to field anonymous questions from professional photographers creating video content. Some interesting answers including usage versus day rate, and stills photographers with DSLR cameras being more efficient … Read more

How the stock photo industry ate itself

The British Journal of Photography has very good summary by Betsy Reid on recent events in the stock photography industry. The changes in technology, the market, duopoly, dubious business practice, and the freemium economy saw the death of a once fulltime profession: high quality stock photography. As Executive Director of the Stock Artists Alliance, Betsy … Read more

India’s $35 Tablet

Move over iPad, the Sakshat is a very basic 7 inch Android tablet computer due for release later this month. With Indian Government subsidies the tablet will cost even less to “help [their] students learn”. Video link: