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Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate List

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Photography Business books.

123 Launch It: How to Start a Photography Business When You Have No Money, No Time, and No Energy. (2019)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListA gentle, encouraging guide to starting a photography business. Written for multitasking moms who have a lot going on in their lives but whose dream of starting a photography business just won’t die.
Author(s): Angela Goodhart

The 2019 Guide to Pricing Your Photography (2018)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListTake the anxiety and drudgery out of pricing your photography and stop losing money!The 2019 Guide to Pricing Your Photography will help you determine what your cost of doing business is, give you tips on how to negotiate fees, and give you current market prices for twenty (20) different types of professional photography, including: Written by the popular photography educator, Anthony Morganti, who is known for…
Author(s): Anthony Morganti

Start a Successful Photography Business in 34 Days: Actionable steps to plan a portrait or wedding photography business, develop a brand, launch a website, write a marketing plan & more. (2013)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListGet your portrait or wedding photography business started or totally revitalized and start earning a real income with photography. This book is written for the photographer who is new to the photography business or the photographer who has recently started a business and is struggling with booking clients or running their business successfully.
Author(s): Amanda Stock

Freelance to Freedom: The Roadmap for Creating a Side Business to Achieve Financial, Time and Life Freedom (2018)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListVincent and his wife were stuck in dead end newspaper photography jobs, in debt, stressed, with a baby on the way while making $15 an hour. After winning the highest award in his field, Vincent was offered a 3 percent raise. He knew at that moment he needed a monumental change. One month away from their baby being born, Vincent and Elizabeth started a side photography business out of desperation.
Author(s): Vincent Pugliese

An Essential Guide to the Business of Photography, 3rd Edition (2017)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListThinking of starting a photography business…Maybe you already have?
Author(s): Judith Pishnery

The Photographer’s Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone (2017)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListWhen photographing people, you can have a great composition, perfect light, and the right camera settings, but if your subject doesn’t look right―if the pose is off―the shot will not be a keeper. Posing is truly a crucial skill that photographers need to have in order to create great photographs.
Author(s): Lindsay Adler

ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography (2008)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListAt last! The eagerly anticipated revised edition of the photographer’s “business bible” is here, fully updated with the last word on key business practices, industry standards, and resources. Up-to-the-minute coverage now includes digital asset management; metadata standards; the role of Internet, FTP, and e-mail technologies; the impact of media consolidation on assignment and stock photography; and much more.
Author(s): American Society of Media Photographers

Photography Business Secrets: The Savvy Photographer’s Guide to Sales, Marketing, and More (2013)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListThe founder of PhotoMint, an educational and business resource for photographers, provides advice for creating your own photography business, explaining how to establish a brand, set policies and prices, and market your work so that your business will succeed.
Author(s): Lara White

The Photographer’s MBA: Everything You Need to Know for Your Photography Business (2012)

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListIf you have finally taken the leap with your photography and gone into business–or if you are considering it–The Photographer’s MBA will prove a helpful guide in navigating the often confusing and occasionally frustrating territories of business, marketing, pricing, and contracts.
Author(s): Sal Cincotta

 Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate ListPhotographers who do not understand their basic rights tend to approach legal issues with blissful ignorance, extreme caution, or reckless abandon. Foolish souls may cross the lines to obtain images, while overly cautious photographers may miss out on once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in fear of legal repercussions.
Author(s): Krages Esq, Bert P.

Best Photography Business Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some photography business books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Photography Business: Step-by-Step Startup Guide

Author(s): Entrepreneur Media
ID: 2462125, Publisher: Entrepreneur Media, Year: 2019, Size: 13 Mb, Format: epub

Start Your Own Photography Business

Author(s): Jason R. Rich
ID: 2851192, Publisher: Entrepreneur Press, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Photography and the Art Market

Author(s): Juliet Hacking
ID: 2826230, Publisher: Lund Humphries, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly best-sellers according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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