Should I Take a Low-Paying Photo Assignment from a Major Publication?

By Allen Murabayashi

Getting a break, a big break, in photography is challenging. When you finally get a call from a major publication to photograph for them, you might run into a situation where the editorial fee is much lower than you expected. John Harrington, author of More Best Business Practices for Photographers, gave us a practical decision tree for taking or rejecting the opportunity.

“Anytime a photographer talks to me and says, ‘I don’t have a choice because I gotta pay my rent or mortage or my car needs to get fixed.’ I would never begrudge a photographer taking a low-end, …read more

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