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  • Los Angeles, CA, 90028
  • United States

ASMP-LA, LACP, and MOPLA are proud to present: 
A Photography Business Workshop with Barry Schwartz

Tickets are free for ASMP, LACP, and MOPLA members, $10 admission for non-members. 

In a day-long workshop at the Los Angeles Center of Photography, Barry will cover proposals and contracts, negotiating, copyright, digital workflow, and marketing — including best-practices for websites. 

You’ll get: sample contracts, releases, and spreadsheets; links to free and paid software, useful blogs and websites; and business books and publications. 

MARKETING: Cover letters, resumes, and CVs. Portfolios, email newsletters, postcards, and leave- behinds. What goes into a marketing plan. Negotiating and pricing. 

WEBSITES: Design, production, hosting, best-practices. Easier now than ever. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING How to use social media for promotion and as a learning tool. 

LEGAL ISSUES: Estimates, proposals, contracts, and invoicing; model and property releases; copyright and registering your work; taxes, accounting and spreadsheets; insurance; intellectual property law; registering a DBA (Doing Business As), and business plans. 

DIGITAL WORKFLOW: Maximize efficiency, quality, and safety of your equipment and files. How metadata makes life easier; backup strategies; color management and computer health. 

AFFILIATED TRADES: Curators, stylists, producers, digital techs, assistants (including digital); editors and art buyers, reps and consultants, graphic design, illustration, and motion. 

FINDING WORK: Continuing training, academic careers, finding employers and clients, assisting, industry cultures, and gallery and commercial representation. 

Thanks to our generous sponsors at Dripbook & Yodelist, attendees will also receive a 4 month free membership to Dripbook, a website offering online portfolio tools to creative professionals around the world. 

If you are a professional photographer, designer, stylist, makeup artist, hair stylist or other professional commercial artist, you can create an online portfolio on the Dripbook website for clients worldwide to view. 

Purchase Tickets Here.