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The Freelance Hustle - Shared screen with speaker view
Hannah Foslien
32:59
Feel free to type your questions here!
Regina J McCombs
33:02
I see a number of my students are here. I suspect they are interested in how to start from scratch.
David Marks
33:13
Hi Dave, can you talk to us about selling physical prints—upsides & pitfalls?
Audrey Rauth
33:28
Yes, Regina, I was going to ask about that.
Andrew Welch
33:51
One who lances freely
caitlin abrams
34:00
How do you get in touch with people for jobs? Do you do the marketing send out stuff to agencies, or is a lot of it word of mouth/social media?
nate ryan
34:57
What are you doing right now? Guessing not shooting assignments, what’s keeping you busy at the office these weeks?
Regina J McCombs
34:58
Also, from Merriam-Webster: When freelance first came into English in the early 1800s, it was used to refer to a medieval mercenary who would fight for whichever nation or person paid them the most.
David Marks
35:40
Do you pay yourself with a W2 from your incorporated business?
Shanna Maxcy
36:01
Do you have advice on jumping from photojournalism into other freelance photo categories? I was on staff at various newspapers for 10 years and now I’m navigating the freelance world. Almost all my experience is in news, but like you said, freelance photojournalism work does not pay well.
Evan Cantwell
36:09
how do you reconcile different expectations, deliverables, from different clients, i.e., first starting out working with a govt. official vs. working with an art director on set?
Andrew Welch
37:10
Generally, when is a good time to start looking for an agency/representation?
M. Elizabeth Hershey
40:43
but what about wedding photographers?
caitlin abrams
45:33
Second the representation question! Is it worth it? What is the benefits to being represented by an agency.
Lara Leimbach
45:59
Fox Tax has great resources for what you can write off (they specialize in photographers/artist). https://foxtaxservice.com/resources
David Marks
50:14
I’ve heard people in marketing/advertising say, “I don’t know what I’m looking for, but I know what I don’t want.”
Andrew Welch
52:33
thanks for answering that, David
David Marks
55:41
Lightroom gang represent ✋😆
Alisha Savson
56:15
I wonder - where do you end up hosting your photography portfolio? Is it on your website client? On a dedicated portfolio service? Something else? Thanks!
David Marks
57:38
Thanks, Hannah!
David Marks
01:00:38
A few photographers have recommended Fotoquote for figuring out what to charge. I haven’t had a chance to check it out for myself yet.
Hannah Foslien
01:01:58
http://asmp.org
Hannah Foslien
01:03:02
For those of you in Minnesota: https://www.asmp.org/msp/
Sam Wasson
01:03:54
BlinkBid is another one that quite a few people use.
Dan Koeck
01:04:34
NPPA
JEFFREY SIGMUND
01:08:18
Thank you
Lara Leimbach
01:08:50
Thank you!!
Regina J McCombs
01:09:13
nppa.org has a ton of resources for freelance news photographers, FYI.
Joseph Scheller
01:10:20
Thanks so much, this was fantastic to listen to!!
Irma Mercado
01:10:25
Thank you, David!
Evan Cantwell
01:10:28
Thank you!!!
Monika Lawrence
01:10:30
thank you
Graham Miller
01:10:34
Thanks for the info!
Alisha Savson
01:10:34
Thank you! Great for someone exploring/entering the field.
David Marks
01:10:35
Thank you for all the great info, David 🙏
BRIAN CURSKI
01:10:35
Thank you very much, great information!
Sam Wasson
01:10:36
Thank you David!
Justin Dalaba
01:10:39
Thank you so much for your time and resources!
Casey Carlson
01:10:51
Thank you!