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Should my photos have a consistent theme or style?

I've been taking photos for a while and I'm finding it really fun. I'm using a starter DSLR with some nice lenses (Canon 55mm f/1.8, Sigma 27mm f/2.8, etc) my uncle sent me. I'm still learning, so a ...
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Communicating with all potential clients as a multi niche photographer

This may be seen as a bit off topic, but I'm hoping it's a question that some photographers can associalte with and clear up for me. I'm an amateur wanting to get more serious in the new year, and ...
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Is it bad to use pics from a wedding I shot for another photog as primary in my web portfolio?

A local photographer who double-booked reached out to me in an emergency to shoot a wedding in their place. They had another person who was supposed to shoot for the photographer but they flaked out. ...
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Is a .photography domain currently a good choice for a portfolio website? [closed]

I've had a domain name in my mind that I've wanted for my photography for a while now, but it's been taken for all popular TLDs (.com, .net, et c.) for a long time. I don't want it so bad that I would ...
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How should I develop a portfolio for art school?

I am currently in high school developing a portfolio for art school. I would like some advice on how to develop a theme for a portfolio. And any advice as to how to stay consistent with the theme.
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How to avoid glare problems with insert-your-photo portfolio books?

Right now I am using the Itoya Art Profolio Expo 8.5X11 ("XP-12-8") and have my prints (Kodak Endura Lustre) and tear sheets sitting loose inside. The good thing is that the tear sheets are safe (I ...
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Where to get serious portfolio book printed?

I'm looking into getting a serious professional portfolio printed so I can carry it with me to show to clients. I do a lot of printing on my own with my Epson R3880. With my own printing I get to ...
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What's the name of print samples collected by photographers?

When a photographer's work is used in a magazine, pamphlet, etc., it's natural that the photographer would want a copy to show as part of his portfolio. I'm positive I've seen a name for this -- cut ...
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What can be considered a valid photographer's portfolio reference?

As an urban/landscape photographer, I have my online portfolio on a personal server. There one can read about me, browse my selected photographs and see a list of my references. The latter concerns me:...
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Self Hosted Non Flash eCommerce Software

first time poster here at the Photography Stack Exchange. My question relates to a self hosted eCommerce option for a photography website. First, I'll give a few details that may better help ...
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Is it possible to obtain portraits free of charge in exchange for letting the photograper use the photos for his/her book?

I'm looking to get some portraits of my nieces. They are good-looking girls but their mother (my sister) cannot afford to pay for a photo session. I've heard that it is possible to arrange a setup ...
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How did people showcase their photographs before the Internet?

I am curious as to how, in earlier days (before the advent of Internet), photos were showcased to large audience when someone was in the learning path of photography? Nowadays you take a picture ...
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Do I need a model release to post a photo on an online portfolio?

I was in a park yesterday snapping photos. Though focused on landscapes and nature shots, I happened to get a photo of a woman in the park and it turned out to be a nice photo. She was hundreds of ...
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High end Portfolios?

I know this isnt a "Photography" question as such, but it is within the genre, ish!. I am going to meet a potential client soon who wants a number of high end prints producing, and I want to take ...
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SUGGEST A WORTHY LENS FOR D3200 [closed]

SUGGEST ME A WORTHY LENS FOR $ 200 TO TAKE PORTFOLIOS AND MODELING. I am using a nikon d3200
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Which light & Lens I have to buy for taking portfolio session & modeling? [closed]

I am going to buy a Nikon 3200 because my budget is $850. I am not exposed to photography since now. Suggest me a good CAMERA, cheap and worthy LENS, AND if possible a cheap lightning equipment for ...
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What is the optimal size for photos in a digital portfolio?

Currently most of the pictures that I want to put into a my portfolio are around 3000 x 5000 px. It is obvious that most people don't have a screen resolution even close to this. Is there a standard ...
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What are quick, temporary solutions for displaying a physical portfolio?

Saw a question on Twitter that got me thinking...this is probably a problem that other photographers run into. If I have a portfolio meeting and don't want to show the usual portfolio full of prints ...
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What's the best website for showcasing my work to the public? [closed]

Wondering which website is more popular for posting own photography art and maybe get some feedback from community in other words a way to carry photography to mass public. FB is not the right place.
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Is there a cheap service which makes brochures or portfolio books for your work?

I wonder is there a cheap service, which makes and prints out your portfolio book or brochures? I found a lot of standard brochure printing services, but nothing portfolio based.
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What photo blogging service could you recommend?

I'm thinking about starting photography blog soon. The idea is to start presenting portfolio in chronological order and simply share those precious moments capture on the pictures. I was wondering ...
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What can I do with a Nikon D40? [closed]

I have been using my D40 with 18-55mm kit lens for four years now and love it to no end. Two and a half years ago I fell down face front in a steep beach slope while I was wearing the D40 around my ...
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What solutions are available for a self-hosted portfolio website? [closed]

I am trying to find a simple yet solid solution for a self-hosted photo site. I have been through a bunch but have found them outdated code-wise (Gallery2), technology-wise (Flash based) or just plain ...
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Are photo releases necessary when using event photos in my portfolio?

Do I need to get photo releases from people in the images I capture at public events? For example, do I need photo releases from all wedding guests pictured in order to use my photos for self-...
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What is a photography portfolio, and when would I use it?

I hear people talk about 'building their photography portfolio.' What is a photography portfolio, and when would I use it?