Courtesy of the Art of Freelance. Original article published here.
Putting together a photo shoot for the first time? Or are you looking for new and improved ways to refine your process? Our tips below will set you up for success and provide insight about how to execute a photoshoot you’re proud of.
Have a vision
It all starts here. Your job as an artist is to find a way to translate your ideas, experience, passion, curiosity into imagery that inspires your audience.
Start with the end in mind. Imagine you have successfully completed this photoshoot. Ask yourself these questions:
- Who would you ideally like to see these photos (“everyone” is a bad answer. Get specific.)
- How do you want your audience to feel after they’ve seen these photos?
- Is there any action you hope people will take after they see them?
You need to have a vision that you’re […]
Space for Arts and EyeEm teamed up this summer to sponsor a mission looking for photographic representations of creative space. Creative space is a concept embracing the mental, physical, and emotional environments within which creativity operates. It is something you must carve out and claim for yourself. The mission launched June 13th, with a week for photographers of all levels from across the globe to submit their favorite shots.
EyeEm is the world’s leading mobile photography community marketplace, making it a prime resource for photographers, producers, and creative directors alike. Unlike platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, which focus on real time communication, EyeEm is building the next generation photography content platform. The Berlin-based company has created a rich digital archive of photos. Photographers retain their rights and are in control of choosing which photos to sell to brands, agencies, designers, etc. And with millions of images to […]
Space For Arts is proud to recognize and collaborate with an organization that provides another resource for creatives to achieve utmost efficiency and success. The Art of Freelance has been running for four years in various forms, under the leadership of Mathieu Young, CEO & Founder. A creative freelancer for 15 years, Mathieu is grateful for a career that has allowed for dream chasing and working on projects he loves with the support of a great team. But, he admits it was a slow build with many small steps forward including a goal-setting strategy that optimized breaking down individual components and self-created sense of accountability. Yet, many of his friends were struggling with accomplishing the same tasks.
Mathieu explains, “Creative freelancers are not always attuned to the disciplines of creating deadlines, structure, and accountability. So, we wanted a way to create a framework to help […]
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On Tuesday November 15th the Space For Arts team gathered at the Norwood Club on West 14th street in New York to celebrate the launch of Space For Arts –the only studio listings website built specifically for the photography community. We were joined by a select group photographers, studio owners, agents, photo producers and editors. Delicious cocktails lead to exciting conversations about the evolving photo industry and challenges of managing a studio in NYC. We are looking forward to our next gathering, join Space For Arts now to receive regular updates.