Sean C. Lawrence

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Become a Social Media Influencer in 10 Simple Steps

Simple, however, doesn't mean it'll be fast or easy.<p><i>How can you be a social media influencer? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Magdalena Urbaniak, works at Brand24, on Quora:</b><p>In order …

Read this post before buying a Leica M or a rangefinder camera

Today I want to share with you my thoughts on the Leica M and more generally the Rangefinder system. When I sold all my digital equipment to make a …

How to Get Rich From Your Photography Passion

The biggest lie you’re told: you cannot get rich off your passion.<p>1. Luck + Hustle = Success<p>Honestly, I got rich off my passion (I earn 200,000+ USD …

Street Photography

How to Become a Photography Influencer

Dear friend,<p>Something I hear a lot today is called being an ‘influencer.’ I think I am an influencer. I’ll share with you why I think I am an …

Street Photography

For Photographers: Useful Tips On How To Earn $200,000 A Year For Your Work

<b>Making a living as</b> a photographer can be a struggle. And a significant challenge to earning money with your images is simply not knowing where to …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR PASSION

Dear friend,<p>Imma give you some advice on how you can earn money through your passion.<p>Step 1: Publish one artwork a day.<p>The first advice I have is to …

Four Tips to Get Paid Collaboration With Brands Through Social Media

So you got into filmmaking, and you want brands to pay for your work? Many of you are probably in this case and are wondering where to start to get …

LEICA LUST

Dear friend,<p>I want to tell you the story <i>why</i> I bought a Leica camera.<p>I. I want to be like HENRI<p>When I first started to shoot street photography — …

A Look at How Digital Cameras Lose Their Value Compared to Film Bodies

If you’ve even decided to click on this article then you’re probably aware of some of the frustrations some of your fellow photographers feel. Let’s …

6 Lessons I’ve Learned After Shooting All the Expensive Cameras

Dear friend,<p>I want to write you a letter about the lessons I’ve learned after shooting pretty much all the expensive cameras out there.<p>1. If your …

Street Photography

How to Find Your Niche and Build a Photography Career

So, you’ve discovered a passion for photography and after lots of practice, you’re starting to feel more and more confident in your skills. Great! …

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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8 Photographers On The Secret To Hunting Shadows

“Light is to the photographer what words are to the writer; color and paint to the painter; wood, metal, stone, or clay to the sculptor,” the 20th …

How to Make Money with Street Photography

Dear friend,I wanted to give you some practical ideas, and thoughts on how you can make money with your street photography:First of all, consider <i>why</i> …

Street Photography

Photler: The Website Builder for Travel Photographers by a Travel Photographer

When Polish Web designer and travel photographer Piotr Kulczycki set out to display his photos online, he was pretty disappointed by his options. So …

Subway's best menu picks, by a nutritionist

<b>(CNN) —</b> So what's so special about Subway, you might ask? After all, a sandwich is a sandwich -- right? Well, yes and no.<p>Yes, you can choose from pre-designed sandwiches at the chain, including the typical turkey, ham and roast beef varieties. But what we really like about the sub stop is that any …

How NOT to Reply to a Photographer When You Ask for Their Rate

<i>*Radio Silence*</i><p>“Did you accidentally add an extra zero?”<p>“Do you know anyone cheaper?” <i><br>*Sends list of people who charge twice as much*</i><p>A client once …

500px Unveils the Directory: A Listing that Helps Photographers Find Work

Online photography community and licensing marketplace 500px announced an interesting new service today. It’s called the 500px Directory, and it …

How to get the best contrast and most detail when developing your own black & white film

The World of analog photography keeps surprising me every day a bit more! I recently read about a technique called Stand Development so I have …

The Paradox of Instagram

Without a doubt, Instagram is one of the most exciting social media platforms anywhere. It is now ranked the number two most active social media …

Perfect Lens Pairings

One lens can’t always do the trick, and sometimes three lenses is a bit too many to stuff in your bag. Luckily, if you plan well, a pair of quality …

How To Be A Better Photographer In 2017

The dreaded 2016 has come to an end and from the ashes has risen a brand new year filled with creative opportunity. Everyone wants to be better this …

This Travel Photographer Finds Beauty In The Most Unusual Places

Eilon Paz finds beauty in the most unusual places: vinyl records, guitar pedals, dirt biking. And then he follows his keen eye and passion to take remarkable photos. Because Paz is able to find the extraordinary in everyday life and people.<p>His photography is quirky, intimate, and genuinely …

How to Delete Large Apps from Mac to Free Up Storage

Many Mac users have apps installed on their Mac which take up considerable storage space but generally go unused. Accordingly, Mac users can free up …

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

Should You Tell Your Photography Clients About Your 9-to-5 Job?

There are numerous avenues to becoming a full-time professional photographer. For many aspiring photographers who seek a career change, the …

Employment

Five Photography Series and Documentaries to Help You Out of Turkey Coma

Need a few suggestions to help you take full advantage of that inevitable Turkey-coma that's sure to set in at some point this Thanksgiving? …

Photographer Uses 160-Year-Old Camera To Take Eerily Beautiful Portraits

Giles Clement is a contemporary photographer who likes to do things the old-fashioned way, because the Nashville-based creative makes eerily …