Setting up a Successful Photography Business is a practical and essential handbook for anyone who wants to be a professional photographer. Written by the owner of a successful photography agency, it is packed full of helpful information and invaluable advice from not only the author but also many leading photographers and commissioners working in all areas of the industry today. This book includes all the essentials- how to prepare the best portfolio and website; how to market yourself and get clients; how to cost and produce shoots; how to find representation; how to finance and run your business; how to deal with contracts and legal obligations plus much more. It also contains lots of useful checklists, charts and handy business templates- everything you need to know to get your own photography business off to flying start.
Lisa Pritchard has been working with and advising professional photographers for more than two decades. Starting her career at a well known photo library, she went on to establish herself as one of the UK's leading photographers agents and stills producers, setting up her own agency, LPA ( Lisa Pritchard Agency) in 2001. Lisa is a frequent guest speaker at photography colleges and seminars, a regular judge of photography competitions and a well known contributor to the trade press. More information can be found on her at www.lisapritchard.com.