Running a Successful Photography Business

Running a Successful Photography Business

by Lisa Pritchard


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Running a Successful Photography Business is the definitive business bible for every professional photographer – a one-stop resource covering everything you need to know to make your business a success. This handy book contains guidance on the key areas of running your business: fine-tuning your brand, attracting new clients and keeping existing ones, costing and producing shoots, professional ethics and codes of practice, contracts, preparing a business plan, operating your business effectively, legal obligations, working with agents and agencies and how to evolve and prosper in this ever changing industry. Everything a working photographer needs to know in order for their business to flourish.

Written from the unique point of view of a leading photographers' agent, the author knows from first-hand experience what it takes to survive and succeed as a professional photographer.

This book builds on the author's popular first book, Setting up a Successful Photography Business, aimed at those starting out in freelance photography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472532930
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/06/2017
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 464,087
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lisa Pritchard is a well-known figure in the commercial photography world, primarily for being a leading photographers' agent. She set up her own agency, LPA, in 2002, which represents both established and emerging photographers and produces photoshoots for leading brands and major advertising campaigns. Lisa offers consultancy sessions to professional and aspiring photographers and a 'Pop up Agent' service for unrepresented photographers. She has also judged many international photography competitions, and is a popular guest speaker at seminars and Universities.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: How's Business? A Business Health Check
Chapter 2: The Photographer's Business Plan
Chapter 3: Fine-Tuning your Brand
Chapter 4: Twenty Ways to Get Noticed
Chapter 5: Pricing
Chapter 6: Pitching for a Job and Sealing the Deal
Chapter 7: Please Read the Small Print: Business Terms and Photography Contracts
Chapter 8: The Perfect Photoshoot: A Step by Step Guide
Chapter 9: Photoshoot Legal Obligations and Codes of Practice
Chapter 10: Are You Covered? Insurance
Chapter 11: Keeping Clients
Chapter 12: Getting Help
Chapter 13: Going Forward

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