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Speaker: NPPA Northern Short Course

February 26, 2016 - February 27, 2016

Surfers posing on beach with surfboards. Model Released.

I’ve been invited to present at the 35th Annual Northern Short Course, the annual conference held in conjunction with the National Press Photographer’s Association, in Iselin, New Jersey on Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, 2016.

  • Session 1, Friday, Feb 26 from 10:45am-Noon: 

Understanding and Breaking into the Freelance Market:  Discussing what awaits you as you enter the freelance profession, a look at recent changes and realistic advice on how best to get started.

  • Session 2, Saturday, Feb 27 from 1:30pm-4:30pm: 

    Analyzing Contracts, Creating Licensing Revenue and Basic Rate Structure:  This three hour session will help you to understand the various contracts and legal terminology you will encounter in freelance photography so you can make sound business choices. The session will also discuss how to prepare and earn income from licensing your images throughout your career. We will also discuss basic assignment rate structures for editorial, corporate and non-profit work.

From the Northern Short Course website:

 The 35th Annual Northern Short Course (NSC) will be held February 25-27, 2016, in Iselin, NJ.  This three-day event is packed with more than two dozen workshops on a variety of topics relevant to professionals and students in the field of visual journalism.  Learn from and network with industry leaders, as they share their work and discuss what makes them successful.  Choose from a variety of workshops and lectures on topics such as business practices, multimedia, lighting, and more.  Sign up for one-on-one portfolio reviews from top photo editors and photographers. Meet manufacturers and suppliers of photographic equipment, presenting the latest technology available.  You won’t find a more diverse conference – there’s something for everyone! https://nppa.org/training/northern-short-course

Todd Bigelow Photography


February 26, 2016
February 27, 2016


NPPA Northern Short Course


Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
Iselin, NJ United States + Google Map