Commercial photographer and filmmaker David Cantwell tells us about his career, how he started and what he does.
We interview Steve Etherington, an F1 photographer working with the Mercedes AMG Petronas team who tells us what it's like photographing fast cars and famous drivers.
Louise's portrait photography has appeared in many prestigeous publications. She tells us about her career.
We talk to European Wildlife Photographer of Year 2015 and Nikon Ambassador Richard Peters about turning pro and making a living as a photographer.
Our interview with the ex-editor of The Telegraph Magazine who tells us about her career and what it's like to work on a busy picture desk.
Derek tells us about his career and working as an Associate Picture Editor at the Daily Mirror.
Editor Gem Atkinson tells us about her career and experiences working in the high-pressure world of the Bloomberg picture desk.
As a cycling photographer, when you're supplying images to the sport's governing body, you know you're at the top of your game. Graham tells us about his career.
Photographer Simon Stock gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how he created the largest ever image used to advertise a motoring brand, featuring the Bentley Mulsanne.
Phil started a major sports photo agency, Empics, from scratch. In this interview he tells us about his career as a photographer and business owner.
Your smartphone probably has a great camera built in so you're always ready for a photo. Here's some ways of improving those pics.
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Shoot,upload,repeat is the mantra of many a stock photographer who aims to make as much money as possible from their images. See how that's possible here.
Nick Chaffe, a Manchester-based designer and illustrator, tells us what 10 things a designer needs from a commercial photographer.
Working with clients and providing them with a professional service to shoot their images is what commercial photography is all about. See what's involved here.
You can spend a lot of money on gear to create work to sell or you can spend very little yet still make sales. Lets take a look.
From our series of articles about photographers' agent Burnham Niker, we talk to newly promoted joint Director Alex Wilshire. Alex tells us about her career to date.
Keith Morris is a Welsh photographer who rarely travels outside his home county and yet has found a successful niche for his images.
We talk to UK-based Tim Gander about what life's like to work on the business-end of a camera as a commercial photographer.
Joe is celebrating 10 years as a professional motorcycle photographer. In our interview he tells us all about his career and work at Motorcycle News as their staff photographer.
We asked 12 visual-media professionals what advice they would give to anyone wanting to start a career in the industry.
A signature on one of these forms can make a big difference to the sales of your work.
Image quality is critical to success when selling your work. Lets see what goes in to a quality image.
A series of articles about accessories that make a difference to the quality of your work. Starting with something that gets you close up to your subject. See what extension tubes can do for you.
We talk to Alan Capel, head of content at Alamy stock agency, about success, Stockimo and the future of the stock industry.
We've put together a list of 50 things to consider before you start a new photography business. Applies too if you've already started.
Newspapers and magazines need a constant stream of images for articles about current affairs and general topics. How do you earn from these sources?
We talk to Zoe Whishaw about her role as a mentor and commercial photography consultant.
We talk to EOS magazine where Canon photographers can submit images to be used in their articles.
Image licencing sets the rules for what the client can and can't do with your pictures. See what the different types of licence mean to you.
Why buy a 50mm lens? It's small, plasticky and cheap. Surely you don't want one of those do you?
If your photographer says any of these things to you during a shoot it's a bad sign. Lets take a look and see how to avoid them.
Decisions decisions! When you shoot for stock there are many things you have to decide before that image is ready for sale. We look at those decisions in detail.
If I'm asked for sports photography tips, this is always my first answer. Think about the background first.
Photography is all about light and capturing how it falls on your subject. Let's look at light outdoors.
You make a lot of decisions when shooting stock. What you shoot has an impact on what you can do with the images. We've made an infographic describing those decisions.
A simple product photography hack to give you great-looking professional images of your products.
If you're responsible for commissioning photographers, it's important to understand image licensing. We look at some important points.
Perhaps the most important aspect of earning money from your photography is how you get paid the royalties that your images have earned for you.
Selling your work as prints online is now very easy. Lets take a look at how to sell your art.
We talk to the very successful UK commercial photographer Dazeley about his journey to the top, his photography projects and the future of work in the visual media industry.
Add your best photography tip to our superlist to make the ultimate photography tip list!
As a stock photographer, that's the one question you have to ask. We discuss it here.
How the use of harmonised colours, combinations and tones improves the look of your imagery.
There are times when you need manual focus and the skills to follow the subject with focus. We take a look at how to do it.
We interview John about his beautiful, amusing conceptual stock photography and discuss the future of the stock photography industry.
If you'd like to learn more about how you can make money from photography but don't know where to start, this is our first port of call for beginners! We describe all of the options and how the different income streams can earn you money.
Our guide to taking the sharpest pictures ever and avoid blurred, fuzzy images.
We asked 11 visual-media professionals what was the best bit of business advice they were ever given. Here are their replies.
We talk to Jason about his almost 25 year high-flying career specialising in aerial photography.
8 Reasons why you shouldn't become a photographer and 1 reason why you really must.
When the photographer decides to learn filmmaking, this is essential information to get started.
Antonio Olmos, the award-winning photographer tells us about his work as a photojournalist and his thoughts on the future of photography as a career.
Chris Harper is Chief Executive of one of the UK's largest organisations representing professional photographers. Chris tells us about the BIPP.
Simon Stock is a car photographer with a client list that reads like a who's who of motoring manufacturers. Simon tells us about his career.
In the final article from our series looking at Burnham Niker, owner Katy Niker gives us an insight in to the photographers' agent.
Surfing photographer Ryan Cardone tells us about his stock photography and how he uses his iPhone to shoot stock for the Stockimo collection at Alamy.
Clayton Bastiani is a specialist book cover photographer who produces dramatic and mysterious imagery. He tells us about his career and inspiration.
Sarah Lee shoots portraits for The Guardian newspaper and also works with clients like the band Coldplay. Sarah gives us an insight in to her work and career.
Nicholas tells us about his commercial photography and cinemagraph business that specialises in shooting London's streets.
Continuing our series of articles about photographers' agent Burnham Niker, we talk to owner and director Katy Niker.
Creative Retouching is one of the least talked about skills in visual media. We interview Tony Swinney who has worked on some very high-profile imagery.
Retouching the World's largest automotive image, at 53 gigapixels, was always going to be a challenge. Retoucher Tony Swinney tells us about it.
For the sports-loving photographer who also supports Arsenal, Stuart MacFarlane has a dream job, Chief Photographer for Arsenal FC. Stuart tells us about his work.
Exciting photography careers aren't just about being a photographer. Jill Cotton, PR Director of the World Photography Organisation, tells us about her work.
When a photographer or filmmaker is out in the field being prepared is important. We look at what that means.
There's a huge difference between a good photographer and a successful photographer. We take a look at what that is.
Flatlay is now a very popular style of photography so we've put together an article of tips to help you take great flatlay images.
We talk to Patrick about a career photographing cars, bikes and people in the motorsport World.
Mohamad is a specialist photographer who shoots images specifically to suit the book cover market. He tells us all about it in our interview.
Jane Hilton is an established photographer and filmmaker with a huge critically-acclaimed body of work. Jane tells us about her career, moving images and motivation.