Business of Photography Workshop

SORRY. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. IT’S ADVISED YOU JOIN THE WAITLIST AS YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY UCLA WHEN THE NEXT WORKSHOP (MARCH, 2020) OPENS. JOINING THE WAITLIST IS FREE. For the 16th time, the Business of Photography Workshop will be held at UCLA in Westwood Village. The classroom is located at 1010 Westwood…

3 Reasons Why You Face Pushback On Your Fees

3 Reasons Why You Face Pushback On Your Fees

    It’s with mixed emotions that I throw my laptop bag into the back seat, grab a coffee and head down the 405 to start each workshop. On the one hand, I’m always excited as hell that photographers are interested enough to learn about the business side of freelancing that they’ll give up an…

Business of Photography Workshop

Business of Photography Workshop

UPDATE: THIS WORKSHOP HAS SOLD OUT. THE NEXT OFFERING IS JUNE 8-9, 2019 AT UCLA. THANK YOU! For the 14th time in 5 years, the Business of Photography Workshop will be held at UCLA (1010 Westwood Blvd, Room B15). Registration opens November 5, 2018. This course sells out and seating is limited by design to…

Business of Photography Workshop at UCLA

Business of Photography Workshop at UCLA

With UCLA serving as the unofficial West Coast home to the workshop, I’m pleased to offer the full two day course again at the Westwood campus again. The information you will gain from the 15 hours of instruction will help you build and sustain a freelance photo career.  Make sure to visit the workshop’s home…

A Donation Request by My Journalism Alma Mater & My Reply

A Donation Request by My Journalism Alma Mater & My Reply

  A week ago I received an email from my alumni association requesting donations to the journalism alumni association. The message was signed by the chair of the journalism department who I know and respect and alluded to some important changes to the journalism program. The email contained the following paragraph:  “The Department of Journalism…

Chasing Colors In The Sierras

Chasing Colors In The Sierras

  There’s truly something inspiring about traversing a trail with your camera slung over your shoulder and spotting a sign announcing the John Muir Wilderness. Just seeing the majestic beauty that drew the likes of Ansel Adams, Galen Rowell and so many others to call the Eastern Sierras home is enough to humble any photographer….

Business of Photography Workshop at UCLA

Returning to UCLA where the full, two day workshop will be presented for the 10th time. Promotional discounts from workshop supporters will be handed out on site. Registration is now open! Todd Bigelow Photography

New Americans: The Surge in Citizenship

New Americans: The Surge in Citizenship

  It’s widely reported and known that immigrant and minority communities are playing an increasingly important role in the election process and never more so than in recent years. With Trump in the White House and putting an end to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), immigrants feel they are under attack by the country…

Talking Business: NPPA Northern Short Course

The Northern Short Course, in association with the National Press Photographers Association, holds an annual conference along the eastern seaboard in late winter or early spring each year. This is a tremendous opportunity for students and professional photojournalists to gather amongst themselves to view work, discuss trends, participate in a host of discussions and workshops…

ASMP Oregon: Business of Photography Workshop

This is a great weekend! The ASMP Oregon chapter is a diverse group of very talented photographers who know how to present the workshop having done so in 2015 to a full house (with a waiting list). The full, two day workshop will be presented, so keep an eye out and register early to guarantee…