After 5 years of photographing greenmarket produce, D.A.Wagner has opened an Etsy store to sell prints of his exceptional digital photography of fruits and vegetables for the kitchen and home.
Tag Archives: Marketing
Last month I stopped waiting for phone calls and initiated a digital photography assignment by going directly to a potential client. It worked.
I don’t know if there are any formulas, books or websites for quitting, like there are for starting businesses. I didn’t see, “When to Quit Investing in Your Losing Business Venture,” on Amazon. But I did a search for those words and what did I get? Mostly I found links to information on starting a [...]
Where’s the purple broccoli? I make my marketing message as clear as possible because I want the attention of the smart, little shops with brilliant creatives who fly under the radar, as well as the equally brilliant big boys. I’d certainly lose the interest of those I wish to work for if I sent out [...]
Seth Godin wrote a very short blog entry, On the Road to Mediocrity. The basic point is, “The only way to get mediocre is one step at a time.” Don’t settle. Simply a brilliant insight. Well worth reading.
A lot of advertising photographers invest in hand-made portfolio housings. They are the finishing touch to a lot of hard work and make for an impressive presentation. I hand-made my own portfolios and slipcases because it seems like a really important part of the process. How could I entrust anyone to the task of making [...]
In reading The Craftsman, by Richard Sennett, I was reminded of the guild hierarchy: an apprentice spent 7 years before becoming a journeyman and the journeyman, another five to ten years before earning the title of master craftsman. After years of producing elaborate, complicated photography projects, my new style of work has become rather intuitive, [...]