|Course||Start Date||End Date||Class Time||Structure|
|Introduction to Business for Photographers||5 October 2023||9 November 2023||18:00 - 21:00||One session per week for 6 weeks|
Our Introduction to Business- for photographers’ course is ideal for student photographers and photography enthusiasts who are considering taking their hobby and passion to the next level and start earning money by running a photography business.
Topics covered in this course are introductory and include:
How much to charge, copyright, legal aspects, contracts, and the protection of your work; deciding where to place the risk when running a business.
We look at important financial aspects such as quotations and Invoicing as well as what needs to be included when developing your own marketing toolkit, defining your brand with on-target brand messaging and how to ‘pitch’ for a potential commercial / client shoot.
Although the topics are theoretically based, the small classes are structured around real-life industry related scenarios, case studies and interactive practical projects.
Course Outcomes - What You'll Take Away
- Better understanding of risks and opportunities involved in running a successful business.
- Introduction on how to draw up quotations, invoices, client contracts and calculate costing.
- Creation of own templates for paperwork such as contracts, Invoices and Quotations, marketing and business cards
- Creation of marketing messages and understanding of how to pitch yourself / your business to a potential client