Business
How to be habitually motivated

Director of publications Jane Gaboury shares insights on habit making and consistency in achieving business goals

Business
How to focus on what really matters

Photographer Mary Fisk-Taylor discusses adjusting her mindset and shifting her business focus to what's most important

Business
5 ways to activate gratitude each day

Jim Kwik offers five ways to practice gratitude on a daily basis

Business
President’s message: Learning from the greats

PPA president Audrey Wancket discusses the importance of finding a photographer mentor

Business
Pro tips for better presentation and speaking skills

Cindy Ashton's tips for better business communications—all based on the premise that how you’re communicating is just as important as what you’re communicating.

Business
President’s message: Celebrate your freedom

PPA president Audrey Wancket offers advice on how to run a photography business

Business
Certified professional photographer credential speaks volumes

PPA's certified professional photographer credential is something consumers understand.

Quick Takes
President’s Message: Perception vs. reality

PPA President Audrey Wancket writes about the community of photographers who make up PPA.

Quick Takes
The dramatic history of Professional Photographers of America

"The Challenge to Succeed: 150 years of Professional Photographers of America" chronicles the oldest professional association for working photographers.

Business
Caroll Michels: Advice on prospering as an artist

Caroll Michels offers tips on how to make money as an artist and a photographer. It starts with eliminating negativity

Business
4 steps to diffusing anger

Four steps to diffusing anger and opening up communication with an angry client, employee, or family member

Business
Befriending fear: Harness what scares you

"Chief fear boss" Judi Holler says the best way to get over fear is to use it.

Profiles
A personal project redefined David Peters’ photography business

Well into his career, photographer David Peters realized that the true value of his work was not the portraits he made but the emotion they inspired.

Business
How you know you’ve made it as a pro photographer

Five photographers reflect on what it means to be a professional