The Future of Editorial Photography – ASMP Ohio Valley

I’ll be speaking on the Future of Editorial Photography to the Ohio Valley chapter of ASMP this coming Thursday night January 27th at Northern Kentucky University. We’ll talk about my observations about the the photo industry and how it’s possible to make a living in the direction the industry is heading. If you’re in the area, I hope you will join me.


Northern Kentucky University
Thursday, January 27, 2011
sponsored by ASMP

Editorial photography is undergoing rapid change, yet the death of magazine photography has been greatly exaggerated. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith, President of Editorial Photographers and ASMP Member, will discuss how to maximize the creative and commercial rewards while avoiding bad contracts and stagnant rates.

Seminar Topics:

  • How to get and keep the attention of photo editors and art directors at top magazines
  • How production value can make your work stand out
  • How to charge properly for digital processing
  • What are the best things you can do in a slow economy
  • How to maximize re-licensing, syndication and reprint revenue
  • How the shift to online content will affect rates
  • What you should know about editorial that nobody told you

    Pre-registration is required

    $0.00 – ASMP Member
    $0.00 – NKU Student or Staff
    $10.00 – Non-member

    Northern Kentucky University
    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099
    Otto M. Budig Theater
    University Center, Bldg 20
    Parking available in lot 42, 43 and 44

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    2. Very interesting post, I was really looking to go into portrait photography myself. But learning that editiorial work was a dying art, I quickly adjusted my plans! But it is interesting you still feel there is potential in this industry and I do wonder if some of the things said about magazines dying out completely are true! It’s like when people said books would die out, I can’t see it myself!

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