Q&A with a Curator: What Artists Need to Know About Getting into Galleries

Q&A with a Curator: What Artists Need to Know About Getting into Galleries

Have you ever wondered how to get your fine art photography into a gallery show?

Many fine art photographers are mystified by the process of being shown in a gallery.

I know when I first began my journey into fine art, the prospect of having my work hang in a gallery felt a little daunting.

That’s why in this post we are going straight to the source by asking a gallery curator the biggest question artists have about being shown.

Eight Lessons I've Learned in Eight Years of Licensing

Eight Lessons I've Learned in Eight Years of Licensing

Licensing your fine art photography can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiencing in your photography business.

But like any aspect of your business, it will come with its ups and downs as well as hard lessons.

I've been selling my fine art for book covers for nearly a decade now, and I still learn new things about the ever-changing market everyday.

Now I want to share those lessons with you.

Five Stock Licensing Mistakes to Avoid

Five Stock Licensing Mistakes to Avoid

Selling fine art photography for book covers can be a sustainable source of income, but there are a lot of mistakes that photographers who are new to the market make.

Oftentimes, when they make these mistakes, they give up too early and never end up seeing any sales.

I’ve even made some major mistakes. Which is why I want to help you avoid them so that your path to making licensing sales can be much smoother!

Why You Need a Model Release for Stock Photography

Why You Need a Model Release for Stock Photography

Having a model release is so important, especially if you want to sell or license your fine art photography!

Before I became a photographer, I had no idea how much legal documentation and how many photography contracts I would have to have!

But I quickly learned that whenever you are photographing a model or private property, and you want to use these photographs in any way that might bring you profit, you need legal documents giving you permission!

Model and Property Releases are legal documents, essentially contracts, granting you the use of a likeness in your photos.