ASMP Webinar: Freelancing with Todd Bigelow

ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, in a virtual interview with LA-based freelance photographer, Todd Bigelow, to discuss the many issues – building a portfolio, making client connections, licensing, protecting your works – facing freelance photographers in today’s fast-paced, tumultuous times. Following the one-on-one interview, Tom will open up the discussion with Todd to include a Q&A with webinar attendees. So, prepare your questions and register today for a very insightful and inspiring talk with one of the industry’s most thoughtful and experienced creators.

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,…

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar: Talking Business

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the nation’s oldest, continuously run photojournalism seminar, was founded in 1973. I’m presenting portions of my Business of Photography Workshop on Friday, November 11. Please check back for specifics as the date draws nearer. In the meantime, visit the site and plan a weekend in late Fall. There’s a lot going…

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…

ASMP San Diego: Talking Business

ASMP San Diego: Talking Business

Join me at ASMP San Diego for a three hour talk about contracts, licensing and combating infringement. A condensed version of one of the most important sections of my full Business of Photography Workshop, we will scrutinize real (redacted) contracts from magazines, newspapers and non-profits that I’ve received during my twenty-five years of freelancing. We…

Time With Veterans

Time With Veterans

Without comparison, the greatest part of life as a photojournalist is the people you get to spend time with. The profession seldom yields financially rich photographers, but we are compensated beyond belief by the people who enrich our lives by allowing us to spend time with them. And I’m certainly not talking about celebrities. People in…

Covering Hurricane Katrina for People Magazine

Covering Hurricane Katrina for People Magazine

There are certain assignments in a photojournalist’s life that leave lasting memories. Hurricane Katrina was one of those assignments. It was two days into the devastation of one of America’s great cities when I was asked by People to jump on a flight and head to New Orleans. The magazine was putting ten writer/photographer teams…

Interviewed For The Full Time Photographer Podcast

Interviewed For The Full Time Photographer Podcast

  Josh Rossi, who founded a popular photography podcast, interviewed me recently about my experiences as a freelance photographer today versus years past, client development as well as mentioning my workshop. The interview runs about 20 minutes and is available for free on iTunes as well. Todd Bigelow Photography