Drone Photography Tips, How to Improve Confidence, and the Freelance Isn’t Free Act: Our Top Blog Posts for the Week of July 10-14

7/21/2017

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It's finally weekend and you deserve some "you time". So, take a break from all that hard work and check out our ten favorite blogs from around the web this week!

 

Work Does Not Make You Free

FREELANCE LAW:  In May 2017, the city of New York passed the Freelance Isn't Free Act. The Law Tog has this article on how the Act may immensely affect freelance photography in New York and why you should care.  

Photographers Association Offers New Drone Certification

DRONES PHOTOGRAPHY: Do you know about the Drone Certification program recently launched by PPA? The author of this article outlines the benefits of this unique program, designed to ensure that you are not only legal to fly drones, but also well prepared to take the best pictures.

Amid Cuts, Photographer Sues P&G Over Copyright

COPYRIGHT: Photographer Annette Navarro is suing Procter & Gamble, whom she accused of using her photos for several years without paying her. The author of this article tells the story about the lawsuit concerning images that were on Olay packaging all over the world.  

 

Power Pricing: Susan Stripling's Studio Thrives on Cost Analysis

PRICING TECHNIQUE: Figuring out what to charge a client after a shoot can be difficult if you don't have a good pricing system in place. Find out what Wedding Photographer Susan Stripling did to ensure the most cost-effective pricing for her photography sessions. 

 

Zillow and VHT Appeal $4 million Copyright Infringement Ruling

LAWSUIT: The battle that began when VHT filed a copyright infringement suit against Zillow Group in 2015 continues. Check out the updates on Digital Photography Review.

5 Interesting Photography Tips For Drone Lovers

TIPS: Drones are becoming more popular, and many photographers are learning to do amazing things with them. The author of this article has some really good tips on how to take breathtaking photos using drones.  

Join the Challenge to Make Your Business More Profitable

BUSINESS CHALLENGE: The Business Challenge is a fun, interactive program designed to help PPA members reach their business goals and become more profitable. Also, it's FREE! Learn more about the program and how you can easily sign up today.  

People Are Really Bad at Spotting Fake Photos, Study Finds

TEST: How good are you at spotting fake photos? Find out with this challenging game and a good reality check on Peta Pixel!  

 

How You Can Improve Confidence as a Photographer

CONFIDENCE: It could take years and years of good work for some photographers to gain confidence in their abilities. Levi Keplar of Fstoppers explains how lack of confidence could hinder success.

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 OnlineContentCommittee@PPA.com.