Learn to find the opportunities and make money with your digitalcamera Most digital photo buffs have thought about turning their hobbyinto a side business, but building a successful business takes morethan passion and photographic skill. Erin Manning knows how, andshe shares her expertise in this nuts-and-bolts guide. Manning, host of the DIY Network’s The WholePicture, shows you how to identify and act on opportunities,make a business plan, and manage your business from day to day.Make Money with Your Digital Photography is also full oftips to help you improve your product. Shows how to find opportunities to get paid for yourphotography and how to follow up on them Helps photographers identify and prepare for pitfalls andproblems they may confront Packed with advice from the author's own experience in startingand building her own photography business Explores popular genres, including wedding photography,shooting children's sports, and taking family portraits Includes tips and tricks for improving your photos Written by a successful photographer and host of DIYNetwork’s The Whole Picture If you've considered turning your digital photography hobby intoa money-making venture, Make Money with Your DigitalPhotography shows you how to get there.
Whether you're toying with selling a few of your favorite digital photos or hoping to go completely professional, you need to read this comprehensive analysis of the business. It's utterly realistic about what to expect and how to gauge your own aptitude for making it in this highly competitive arena. The author, himself the owner of an extremely successful online stock photography company, begins by debunking misconceptions and defining the various possibilities open to photographers so they can pinpoint a compatible business model. An overview examines the different types of equipment and how they increase sales potential, and you're also given the lowdown on image management, advice on dealing with legal issues, ideas for establishing an online presence, and guidance on identifying buyers for your product.
The Rough Guide to Digital Photography is an up to date quick reference tool for all things photography-related. With tips on composition and technique, editing quick fixes, and cool things to do with photos, this essential handbook tells you what you need to know to maximize the quality and impact of your pictures both online and off. It will also help you make sense of the mass of online options in an ever-changing digital age, from photo sharing and hosting to creating blogs, mash-ups and slideshows. Taking a practical look at the many image tools available, it will help you decide what's best for you and shows you how to: Learn the rules of composition ... and then learn how to break them Harness the power of the digital darkroom and how to create images that will impress your friends Whether you are new to photography, want to get the best out of your cameraphone, or are a dedicated amateur with an SLR this book will help you make the most of your pictures at home, on the move or online.
How to Capture Digital Family Treasures that Will Last a Lifetime This book is for everyone who loves to take photos, but doesn’t necessarily want to get a full-fledged college degree just to make them look great. It is specifically geared towards family photographers: those of you who always get recruited to take the pictures because you “have a great camera.” With what you learn here, you’ll quickly and easily be able to • Capture the shot of your son playing high school football. • Get digital photos of your niece performing in a school play. • Record the awe inspiring scenic shots of all your vacations. • Get up close to capture the beauty of a delicate flower petal. • And more. By learning the basic techniques mixed with a few tips, tricks and examples, you’ll be able to capture digital treasures that will last a lifetime.
** This ebook edition has been redesigned specifically to optimise reader experience on e-readers. Please note that while all information and instructions apply if reading on a greyscale device, due to the nature of the subject matter the images are best viewed on devices with a colour screen. ** Need to know which digital camera to buy? Want to take better photographs and retouch images? Ready to achieve professional results? This updated edition of The Digital Photography Handbook will allow you to make the most of all the advantages your camera has to offer - as well as guiding you through the latest software to enhance your images, and get professional results with every shot. This book includes expert advice on the art of photography (composition, depth of field and how to photograph a variety of subjects), editing and image manipulation software, how to print your images for the best results, developing a portfolio and mastering the rules of copyright. Doug Harman includes the very latest developments in digital technology, equipping you with everything you need to become a photographer. Contents include: Types of camera, Computers and their software, Memory, Pixels and magnification, Saving images, Exposure, Composition, Light, Camera modes, Special effects, Manipulating images, Photo apps, Retouching old photos, Printing digital images, Selecting printers and paper, Archiving and the cloud, Making money from your images, Copyright rules.
What Can You Teach Online from Home Using Your Camcorder, Personal Computer and the Internet? Did you know that you can teach almost any subject online, on the Web at Blackboard.com, (http://www.blackboard.com) for a university, community college, continuing education department, or in adult education, or for yourself as an independent contractor in your own personal broadcasting network? Blackboard is where I teach. Founded to transform the Internet into a powerful environment for teaching and learning, Blackboard traces its technology roots to Cornell University. Today, thousands of institutions in 140 countries deliver e-Education services through Blackboard's suite of enterprise systems. If you put up a course at Blackboard.com on the Web or for any similar type of teaching area on the Web, you can teach online independently without anyone hiring you as a teacher. You are an independent consultant, a trainer, an independent contractor, or you can start your own school or one course online and teach. This book is about using your personal computer and your camcorder linked together to teach online from your home any subject you are able to teach, have expertise in, or enjoy researching. This can be a hobby, what you have studied and are credentialed or licensed, or any how-to subject. You can teach writing, using a camcorder, public speaking, or any technology that you have worked with and have expert knowledge of in a home-based online office.
You’re reading this because you have two passions in life. First, you love taking photos. You probably carry your camera everywhere with you, just waiting for a chance to snap a candid shot that tells a little story. That’s the art of photography and, if you’re reading this, you have a passion for that art. But then there’s your passion for money. Don’t worry, you’re not being judged. It’s good to be motivated by money. It’s what makes the world go ‘round, right? Or is that love? Point is, money may not bring happiness, but it sure makes life a whole lot easier to get through. And anyone knows that the best way to make money is to take what you love and turn it into a business. Well, congratulations. You have taken the first step towards making money doing what you love: Taking digital photos. Not many people know that you can make a good living just by selling photos over the Internet. But once you become aware of just how many photos we’re exposed to on a daily basis, the realization that you can make money taking great photos should be a no-brainer.
In this book, award-winning travel writer Sarah Woods answers the question she is asked several hundred times each year: 'how do I become a freelance travel writer?' She offers practical advice on turning the dream into reality - from getting started to making a decent living. Sarah shares her tips on contacts, hard work, and the best way to attract a healthy dose of luck. In this book she: - De-mystifies the pitching process and guides would-be authors through the publishing maze; - Explains how to balance being on-the-road with meeting international deadlines across different timelines; - Provides tips on how to win ongoing business and how to secure the best rates of pay; - Looks at how to foster long-term relationships with editors and publishers; - Provides a guide to the world-wide market for those writers who want to maximize earning potential and writing outlets all across the globe; - Offers guidance to the required writing styles of consumer and trade publications, together with how to use travel writing skills in TV, radio and film.
Are you looking for the best way to supplement your monthly income without having to get another job? Are you looking for a way that you can translate your knowledge, skills, and experience into some real cash? Are you looking for a way to improve your income without having to sacrifice your lifestyle? Are you looking for a way to bulletproof your finances, especially in times of financial turmoil? If these questions ring a bell, then this book has the answers you seek! In this book, we will talk about how you can make money by working online, especially in times of financial crisis and turmoil. In these pages, you will find a great deal of actionable ideas and advice that will lead you to get a grip on your finances will help you manage times of financial hardship. Best of all, these are ideas that hit a broad range of topics. We aren’t going to rehash the same old ideas… We are going to discuss how you can make the most of your time and effort, leveraging the powerful technology that is the internet. Here is a small sneak-peek at what you will learn in this book How to make money through freelancing (and what to watch you for) How you can become a photographer How you can earn an income as a teacher How you can leverage your knowledge and experience on social media How you can earn advertising dollars in a myriad of ways How you can make the most of your time on social media How you can create an income stream without investing money upfront How you can earn a decent side income through music How you can exploit your writing skills How you can make some good cash of used or unwanted stuff … and so much more! So, if you are ready to really make money by levering your skills and talents, then the time has come for you to learn how you can make your dreams and plans a reality.