New PhotoShelter Guide on Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography

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PhotoShelter and Wonderful Machine partner to release a new free educational guide with tips to help photographers price their work and profit from magazine assignments

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The success of your photo business often depends on your ability to negotiate with clients. As a first in its series, this guide offers concrete tips on how to price magazine assignments and cut your best deal.

PhotoShelter, ( the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, sales and marketing tools for photographers, today published a new free educational guide, Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography. This 12 page guide is equipped with insights to help photographers develop an estimate for potential magazine assignments. Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography can be downloaded directly here:

PhotoShelter is releasing this guide in partnership with Wonderful Machine, a curated directory of high-quality photographers, serving commercial and editorial clients worldwide.

Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography is the first in a series of guides with tips to help photographers develop pricing and estimates for their work. Wonderful Machine’s founder and CEO Bill Cramer outlines what a photographer should expect when determining pricing for magazine assignments, plus six tips to help photographers profit from working for magazines. The guide also includes:

  • The most common magazine shoot expenses.
  • FAQs, including if/how to charge clients for a rental fee, a rush fee or a cancellation.
  • An overview of the three basic types of magazine contracts, including the biggest win-win for photographers.
  • Online resources for pricing and negotiating with clients.

Pricing Your Work: Magazine Photography is the latest in PhotoShelter’s ongoing series of free business guides for photographers and marketing professionals. PhotoShelter’s e-book library includes 25+ educational guides including topics such as social media, email marketing, and starting a photography business. All can be downloaded here:

About PhotoShelter
PhotoShelter offers the most professional, reliable and innovative online tools to build and grow a successful photography business. Over 77,000 photographers use PhotoShelter’s websites, social and SEO tools to show their work and attract new clients; online image archives to stay organized and access images on the fly; and image delivery and e-commerce tools to sell their work easily and securely. To start building your business, managing it more efficiently, or finding new ways to market yourself and delight your clients, try PhotoShelter free for 30 days with the coupon code JUMPSTART. Visit us at

About Wonderful Machine
Wonderful Machine is a curated directory of high-quality photographers, serving commercial and editorial clients worldwide. They also offer photo editing, web design, marketing plans, estimates, shoot production and more, to members and non-members alike.

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