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How to Move Abroad

Posted by on April 13, 2017 | Business/Marketing, Legal

Photo © Alex Potter

You’ve finished up school and you want to see the world, camera in hand. Some photographers want the cultural experience away from home, while for others—such as budding photojournalists—it’s almost a prerequisite of the industry. However, making that dream a reality does entail quite a bit of forethought and preparation. Here’s a brief overview of... More

Photographers Unite! The Rise of the Collective

Posted by on November 22, 2016 | Business/Marketing

Illustration © Mauricio Vargas

Collectives have long been a way for fine artists to join forces, but it’s a somewhat new development among photographers, who have largely depended upon their own individual hustle to sustain their careers. The desire to group up has as much to do with solving financial challenges in a radically evolving market as it does... More

Working with Passion: On Assignment for NGOs

Posted by on October 18, 2016 | Business/Marketing, Photographer Interviews

Photo © Ashley Gilbertson / VII for UNICEF

By Mary Virginia Swanson One of the greatest gifts for a working photographer is to be commissioned to shoot a story about an issue that matters to them. When the organization hiring you shares a passion for your subject, the potential for extraordinary and far-reaching outcomes are immeasurable. Photography as a tool for social change... More

Tips for Photographers on Making the Most of an Instagram Takeover

Posted by on July 5, 2016 | Business/Marketing

Instagram accounts for media outlets have become platforms not only to show, but to debut photographic projects. For an Instagram takeover, outlets invite a photographer—emerging or established—to take the reins of their Instagram feed, logging in to the account and posting two to three imagers per day plus text, usually for a week. Instagram takeovers... More

Step X Step: Seeking Support For Your Creative Projects

Posted by on February 10, 2016 | Business/Marketing

This article is excerpted from Chapter Five of Mary Virginia Swanson’s book Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs. Order it at www.mvswanson.com. Among the greatest gifts an artist can receive is support in one or more forms to continue and complete a project.  The encouragement and support from friends, family and community... More

Photo Group / PDN Summer Internships

Posted by on March 28, 2014 | Business/Marketing

The Emerald Expositions Photo Group, parent company of Photo District News, PDNedu and Rangefinder magazines, PhotoPlus Expo and WPPI photography trade shows, Web sites such as Photoserve and Shutterlove among other custom media properties, is looking for summer interns to assist in editorial, marketing and sales capacities.  These positions offer an opportunity to learn all aspects of editorial production and marketing... More

Paid Nielsen Photo Group Internships!

Posted by on April 6, 2013 | Business/Marketing

We are seeking a few dedicated and highly motivated individuals to join the Nielsen Photo Group as paid interns for spring/summer 2013. The Nielsen Photo Group serves the educational and business needs of emerging and established professionals in the photographic and imaging industries through exclusive information, programs, services and events, enabling them to succeed in... More