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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER


- GAVIN JOWITT


Most working days on assignment for Gavin Jowitt, a leading Sydney-based
commercial photographer, begin early. When he’s working on location, quite
often he’s out on the road by 4.30am, preferring to be on site before sunrise.
If the work is further afield, way out west in NSW or interstate, he will travel
the day before. Jowitt quips that he could take it easy and laze about in the 
mornings, but that would not put food on the family table.

- No typical days

- Planning the shoot

- Handling the paperwork

 

 

 

  

 

 

A GUIDE TO COMMISSIONING COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY


- THE AIPP

 

 

The aim of this guide is to demystify photographic technology, answer some
frequently asked questions, establish some ground rules for writing briefs and
assessing quotes, and generally, help clients feel more confident about
commissioning and working with professional photographers. 


Gone are the days when photographers had big studios, assistants on staff,
and banks of equipment in-house. The digital era has revolutionised the way
business is done and the photography business is no exception.

 

 

 

FIVE TIPS FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HEADSHOTS


- RUSSELL BARTON

 

 

Russell Barton The Scene Team says "As we shoot corporate portraits for annual
reports, submissions or social media, we get asked all the time: "how do I prepare
when I am being photographed?". This question often comes straight after people
saying: "I hate having my photo taken". To help you get the most out of your
headshots, I’ve put together 5 useful tips."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT MAKES A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER A “PROFESSIONAL”?


- MARK DUFFUS


 

Have you ever wondered what exactly makes a professional photographer a
“professional”? What separates them with from the rest? And why are they
charging – and rightly so –  more?
Mark Duffus explains.