Every hear the National Press Photographers Association holds one of the best educational offerings around. A 3 day conference that rotates between three regions of the Northeast brings together many amazing speakers on a variety of subjects.
From lighting to sound, motion to still, and, yes, business practices and copyright. Looking for feedback on your portfolio? There are portfolio reviews by seasoned and highly talented editors who will help your portfolio (or online website/gallery) look it's best.
This year I have the pleasure of returning to the NSC as a speaker on how to register your copyright, and, yes, again to speak about negotiating, best business practices, contracts, and surviving as a freelancer. Other speakers include Ami Vitale, Jamie Rose, MaryAnne Golon, Alicia Calzadam Liz O. Baylen, Daniel Morel, Rick Loomis, and Barbara Davidson.
All the details are here - Northern Short Course - where you can find out about registration, hotel, and so on. This event is definitely worth traveling for, because the breadth, depth, and caliber of programming is second to none.
Disclaimer: I sit on the national board of the NPPA.
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