how to start a photography business

Take classes, learn how to take good pictures, get a camera if you can afford one or borrow one if you can\u2019t. And practice taking photos. Find a job at a business that regularly uses photography as part of the service they provide, stock up on film, and learn how to develop it and print your own stuff. Whether you do this as a hobby or turn pro later down the line should depend on what kinds of photos you take\/why you take them. If nothing else it\u2019ll keep your business card in files so people who might hire you don\u2019t have to hunt for their own copy.This is an article on how to start a photography business. We cannot watch it unless you join us. Please post any questions in the replies section of this post.

1. Prepare to Use High ISO

Looking to capture the perfect shot but maybe the lighting isn’t great? Trying to stop the action at a little league game and needing a higher shutter speed? Raising the ISO on your camera will allow you to shoot at a higher shutter speed, giving you a better chance of getting the perfect shot.

2. Try Something Different

Every sports picture doesn’t have to look the same. A few years ago, several photographers from a little American magazine tried something different for football. Instead of shooting at eye level, they laid as low to the ground as they could in the end zone with a wide angle lens.

3. Don’t Forget the Surroundings

This may seem like a no-brainer, but don’t forget your surroundings. Whether it be a stadium full of cheering fans, to the tailgating outside, the surroundings present unique opportunities to capture the spirit of the game without shooting the action itself.

4. Be Prepared With an Equipment Belt or Bag

Ever wonder why sports photographers carry so much equipment? It’s because we like to build bigger muscles while walking.

5. Long Glass Goes a Long Way

The key to capturing the perfect shot in sports comes down to relatively few things. One of the most important things is glass. Sports photography, unlike any other type, occasionally requires the biggest and most expensive equipment available.

6. Don’t Chimp, Please

Every sports photographer is guilty of "chimping". If you’re unfamiliar with the term, this definition will clear everything up.

7. Use a Slow Shutter Speed

A slow shutter speed? Earlier I said to use 1/1000 of a second to capture the action and stop it…

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