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…

Talking Business at 22nd Annual FotoFusion Festival

The 22nd Annual FOTOfusion Festival is a four day photo festival in beautiful Palm Beach, Florida that is packed with dynamic workshops, discussions, speakers, classes, portfolio reviews and networking with top professionals in the business. I’ll be presenting a series of talks revolving around necessary business practices for the freelance photojournalist. Todd Bigelow Photography

2017 Business of Photography Workshop Kickoff!

Join me at the 2017 Business of Photography Workshop kickoff held each year at University of California, Los Angeles. This will be the 9th presentation of the workshop at UCLA and it typically sells-out. Early registration discount is offered, so secure your seat early while saving a few hard earned dollars. This is the full,…

BOP Workshop at UCLA

BOP Workshop at UCLA

“As someone who has completed undergraduate, Masters, and PhD programs, in addition to numerous certification and continuing education courses throughout the years, this is by far one of the best courses I have ever participated in. Both the content and the organization of the course were superb. I’m walking away from this experience with a…

Let Us See Who Is The Strongest

Let Us See Who Is The Strongest

“When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it’s an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And to resolve that, you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved…

Learning How To Freelance

Learning How To Freelance

  What was bred from frustration has grown into a passion. Who would have known? Certainly not me. Several years ago I began to build a curriculum for a seminar course with the idealogical approach that I could somehow do something to stem the devaluation of photography and photojournalism. I suspected that a middle aged…

Brooks Institute: Business of Photography Workshop

Brooks Institute: Business of Photography Workshop

“Todd’s energy sharing what he’s learned over his career, is inspiring. There is so much information, that the workshop could easily be spread over a semester.” —Paul Frocchi, second from left, back row. One of Southern California’s premier photography schools is once again presenting the course! Now being held at their beautiful Ventura Campus. Lunch…

University of Arizona: Business of Photography Workshop

University of Arizona: Business of Photography Workshop

Oct 3rd and 4th from 9:30am-5:00pm daily. Breaks and lunch (lunch not provided but many choices within walking distance). Returning to the home of the Wildcats for the second year in a row! Register early as last year’s sold out! 15% OFF TUITION UNTIL SEPT 18TH. ENTER CODE BoP15 ON CHECKOUT Todd Bigelow Photography