So, you want to be a freelance writer… Having worked as a freelancer in some form for decades, and written for some of the world’s leading publications including The Wall Street Journal, I can tell you that A), this can be a challenging, frustrating career; and B), it can be the doorway to a fabulous […]
Matthew Norman: When did you first realize you wanted to be a travel writer? Janine Marsh: It happened by accident really. When I was much younger I was an editor on a glossy magazine and I loved it when I got sent on assignment. But, divorced with a baby, I needed more security and to […]
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Professional photographer Rich Wagner shares a personal story about the day he tried to photograph one of his favorite New York landmarks and got stuck, until..
A lot of people think that making professional travel videos is hard to do or difficult to learn… or that you need a lot of expensive equipment to make something really great. So, they put off learning and leave potential income on the table — income that could pay for their vacations and travels to […]
Don’t force yourself to be poetic in your writing. Write in your natural voice. When you write in your natural style, you write quickly and well. When you try to force yourself to write in a way that is not natural or comfortable, the work becomes agonizing and you’ll slow to a snail’s pace.
Commercial photography is everywhere in our lives. Every time you drive down the highway with its rows of billboards, leaf through the glossy pages of a magazine, or visit a website with banner advertisments, you’re seeing commercial stock photography. Years ago, when I first began to think about making money with stock photography, I realized […]
Most businesses have a Facebook page nowadays, be that your local bar, the restaurant around the corner, or the nearby hotel. All of them require constant content for their followers. Content like videos. This could be the start of your videography business. These videos are very easy to create with a few simple tricks. You […]
When people start learning how to use a new program, they tend to stick with the basics. They want to figure out how things are done “properly” before getting stuck into shortcuts, tips, and tricks. Sure, we have to learn how to drive with our hands in the “ten-and-two” position before cruising around one-handed. But, […]