Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

Selling photos across agencies

December 22, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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24 days of Christmas – day 22, advent calendar of free downloads

I am still catching up with the days of free giveaways as I am recovering from a cold my son had first and then gave it to me. 🙂 Since it’s getting close to the end of this year and the … Continue reading

November 17, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Paying models for photo shoots? How much?

There is an ongoing discussion amongst photographers which I just happened to see at three places within a week. So here is my take on the repeating question: How much do you pay your models? And what do you do if … Continue reading

August 5, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Facebook ads and why there is nothing sad about it

I happened to stumble across a post by fashion and portrait photographer Dani Diamond on Fstoppers about his experiences, opinion on (or actually disappointment with) interaction rates on Facebook vs Instagram . His complains are something I hear almost every day. … Continue reading

May 13, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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ShutterTalk, ShutterWalk and Pixel.Power

I haven’t had a lot of time for blogging recently. The main reason is that I keep getting work requests from different agencies and I can’t say I’m too unhappy about that. 🙂 The most exciting news is this:

November 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many files do you have in your portfolio?

The end of the year is getting closer and that would be a natural time to check “what did you achieve this year”. As a stock photographer part of that would be to put down the number of images you … Continue reading