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Product Pricing Strategies, Photographing Upside Down Underwater Photography, Charity, and Savings at Imaging USA 2017: Our Top Blog Posts from October 3-7 - PPA Today

Product Pricing Strategies, Photographing Upside Down Underwater Photography, Charity, and Savings at Imaging USA 2017: Our Top Blog Posts from October 3-7

By Autumn Rice

With fall in full swing, the temperatures are cooling and the leaves are changing. Grab your tablet, sit outside and enjoy the weather with these top blog posts from the week of October 7.

PRICING: For many photographers, finding the balance between pricing products for what they're worth and being fair to clients is difficult. However, at some point you will have to increase your prices. Read this article about why and how to raise prices for your products.

PRINT: In this informative interview photographer and educator, Tim Walden gives his take on being a print artist. He discusses everything from what print artistry means to him, to advice for aspiring print artists. If you've ever had an interest in print photography, this article is a perfect read for you!

IMAGING USA: Imaging USA is right around the corner and PPA wants to give you great tips for saving money. Read this article to get the top four ways to save the most money on your trip to Imaging USA 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.

PHOTOGRAPHY CULTURE: Elliott Erwitt is one of the most iconic photographers alive today. In an interview with TIME, he shared some important insight into his perspective on photography. Watch the interview and learn some of his legendary tips and tricks.

PRODUCTIVITY: As a photographer, it's important for your work process to evolve. If there's a more efficient and productive way to work, then you should know about it. Get tips on how to be more productive as a photographer, and improve your workflow in this article.

CHARITY: Photographers have the power to evoke several different emotions with their work, but they also have the power to give back. Read this article about the several different charities that photographers can give back to, through their work.

BUSINESS: Marketing is a critical step in building a better business, but many photographers have difficulty knowing what to do, and how to do it. Watch this video that explains how to create slideshows for marketing your business.

TUTORIAL: Street fashion photography has recently become increasingly popular among photographers. Originally, the idea was introduced by Bill Cunningham and has evolved over time. Get the formula for creating great street fashion photography from this article.

CREATIVITY: Underwater photography is difficult, but this photographer made it even more challenging by photographing upside down and underwater. Find out what inspired this creativity, and the process behind the end product.

LIGHTING:  Watch this in-depth video about analyzing "catch lights" or "eye lights". Get examples of placement, intensity, shape, direction, and the role they play in an image.

There you have 'em, our weekly blog post roundup! What photography blogs or podcasts do YOU follow? Post your favorites on theLoop or email them to us at

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