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Joslyn commented on MartinHroch's photo 26 minutes ago

This incredible landscape!!

Alone I Stand

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Hassner Pepler replied to the topic 'Is your photo on your business card?' in the forum. 48 minutes ago

Maybe if I sold insurance or cars.

If I meet people, they can google the name on the card to see what I look like beforehand, because that is what I do before I meet my client.

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Hassner Pepler replied to the topic 'What are you grateful for?' in the forum. 54 minutes ago

road trip

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Sharon replied to the topic 'Have you had a client flake on you for a scheduled photo shoot?' in the forum. 1 hour 7 minutes ago

And I've worked with people and kids and families for years and years and you never know what you might be dealing with. Try to cover all bases the best you can with your procedures and guidelines for clients (and still somebody might come up with a new one! lol but be as prepared as you can for cancellations etc.).

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Sharon replied to the topic 'Tricky model release question when dealing with tribes?' in the forum. 1 hour 10 minutes ago

It depends on how you'll be using the photos. For retail or commercial use you'd need releases signed. Usually the guideline is from everyone who's recognizable (which could be specific clothing sometimes as well as faces).  For editorial use (magazines/newspapers) a release is not usually needed but might be requested by a media outlet especially from a photographer they haven't worked with before. See http://asmp.org .

It depends on what you're photographing and where. If it's a an event or area like a park that's open to the public you should be fine taking photos for personal use. I don't know where you might be taking photos, if it's where they live I'd probably treat it similar to going to someone's home. I agree about being respectful.

And if this is a tour group of some sort, look at their website. See if there's a visitor center? or something similar where you're going to see what it says is allowed or appropriate there.  

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Hassner Pepler replied to the topic 'Share One Good Thing that Happened Today' in the forum. 1 hour 14 minutes ago

Had our lunch outside today, nice warm sunny winters day.

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Fine compromise....

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Sharon replied to the topic 'Have you had a client flake on you for a scheduled photo shoot?' in the forum. 1 hour 26 minutes ago

Oh 30 min. max. Photographers that I know who do this, have it in the contract. Allow 15-30 minutes wait. Client usually loses the deposit. Etc., etc. 

Figure out your procedures and policies and make it available to clients so you can refer them back to the info. on your site (such as, remember where it says____? etc.).

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rogdel replied to the topic 'How has your photography work changed?' in the forum. 1 hour 26 minutes ago

Richard K Photography wrote:

I get paid for taking photos now!  ha ha ha

That's a big difference for me, too - probably the best change of all hahaha :lol:

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rogdel replied to the topic 'What was the LAST photo you took? Post it in here' in the forum. 1 hour 32 minutes ago

Here's a recent one from me - from a brief visit to a farm near my niece's house



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Sharon replied to the topic 'New camera for my collection.' in the forum. 1 hour 33 minutes ago

Oooooooooh.......

A few dings just mean it's lived.

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rogdel replied to the topic 'How did you get your start as a photographer?' in the forum. 1 hour 38 minutes ago

Got my first SLR years ago and kept it as a hobby for years...finally gained the confidence in my images to pursue it as career. Quit my desk top and haven't looked back since then

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rogdel replied to the topic 'WHAT LESSON DID YOU LEARN FOR TODAY?' in the forum. 1 hour 43 minutes ago

Stay observant - things move quickly, and it's easy to miss the most beautiful details. Keep your camera close and ready to snap as often as possible.

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Hassner Pepler replied to the topic 'Like or Dislike' in the forum. 1 hour 52 minutes ago

DISLIKE!

Fill car with petrol

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rogdel replied to the topic 'How are you getting models posed?' in the forum. 1 hour 54 minutes ago

Communication is key. The more specific you can be concerning how you'd like to position the model, the morre successful and satisfied you'll be in the end.

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