7 ways to beef up your photo portfolio

    | News | 14/06/2014 00:01am

    13 quick fixes for the non-techie photographer: 01. Get closer

    04. Shoot for free

    It’s sticks in our craw to write this, but given the lousy rates in many areas of photography at the moment, you might have to give it away for a while.

    Family and friends are likely to bite your hand off if you offer to shoot their wedding or do some proper portraits of their kids, but just make sure you don’t mess it up.

    SEE MORE: How to learn from your photography mistakes

    05. Contact local press

    If you’re a budding document photographer, maybe you can get more experience by offering to cover some stories for the local paper?

    Photography budgets have been slashed, so their hard-pressed news ‘tog might be grateful for the help.

    Again you shouldn’t expect to get paid much, but it will get you out there shooting.


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    Posted on Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 12:01 am under News.

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