Print Portfolios: Do I Need One?

It’s true. I’ve heard this digital craze is really catching on and this interwebs thing is really going to make it. Every which way we turn, some new medium is going digital. Our photos can be shared across the world in a matter of seconds, magazines and books can be read on digital devices, and music basically lives and breaths in the digital world. But, with all these advances, you may ask yourself, “Do I really need a print portfolio?” And the answer is a resounding YES! Well, let me rephrase that. If any of you are in the position
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The iPad and Photography

I have to admit, the day that the Apple iPad was announced, I wasn’t too excited about the product. Hype over several months leading up to the release had only fueled the fire of what the new Mac Tablet was going to be able to do. And I think for that very reason, many people were turned off by the “Giant iPod Touch”. People hoped it would do this and it would do that and it fell short of the many lavish expectations that were out there. I wanted something even more portable than my Macbook Pro that I could
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It’s not about what you know…

Or as a matter of fact, it’s not about who you know either. My photography mentor, David Loveall, taught me this simple concept from day one. It’s not about what you know, or who you know, it’s about who knows you. This simple phrase has left a lasting impact on me. It doesn’t matter if what creative field you are in (or even not in a creative field at all), it’s about working the contacts you know and making your name be heard. Essentially, it’s the basic key of Marketing. Getting your name out to important people so when the
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