Nature Photography Business Tips
With advancements in digital photography and mobile phones, photography has exploded in popularity. Similarly, there are countless articles, videos, and workshops to teach the technical and creative aspects of nature and landscape photography. Visual Wilderness started as a photography business in 2014. Our goal was to produce educational material for nature and landscape photographers. Moreover, we want to share our experience and lessons learned on owning and running a sucessful business.
Often, photographers dream about running a photography business. That photography profession will enable travel to exotic locations and the ability to photograph every day of the year. Likewise, for most professional photographers, that continues to be a dream. One of the greatest lessons about starting a successful photography business is that it involves so much more than taking remarkable photographs. First of all, professional photographers must be experts in a variety of business areas. From photography commissions to pricing fine art prints, from workshop planning to permits, from accounting to insurance, from self-promotion to social media engagement, all are integral parts of owning a successful landscape photography business.
Visual Wilderness goes beyond the normal photography tutorials on shooting and post-processing. Furthermore, we are sharing our business tips and lessons learned on the business of photography. We’ll touch on all topics from learning how to create value-added content, how to identify and build cliental. Our professionals will share ideas on how to monetize your photography hobby through ebooks, video tutorials, and other photography products. Understand how to offer and sell fine art prints and prepare for fine art exhibits. Learn to leverage social media, how to setup and run workshops, and build a robust photography website. Whether you want to remain a photography enthusiast or make the jump to full-time professional photographer, our articles will help shape your photography profession.