How Photographs are Sold
In this book, author, teacher and fine art photographer Alain Briot brings us stories and examples of how successful photographers market and sell their work. The book features first-hand contributions from several photographers who earn a living from their artwork, as well as accounts from others who sell their artwork to further their passion. Alain also includes numerous lessons from his personal experiences selling his fine art photographs.
The featured contributors come from a variety of backgrounds and use a broad range of techniques to sell their artwork. They share information about their personal styles, what has and has not worked for them, where they sell their work, and more. Also included are images of the constributors´ selling environment and examples of their marketing materials.
Designed to meet the needs of both amateur and professional fine art photographers, this book will prove to be an invaluble resource, whether you are just getting started in the fine art photography business or have been working at it for years.
• Description of the artists´ selling venues
• A broad array of photographic genres
• A variety of business challenges and solutions
• Description of the business approaches used by each artist
• And more ...
Autor / Autorin
Alain Briot is one of today´s leading contemporary landscape photographers. Originally from Paris, France, he attended the Academie Nationale des Beaux Arts where he studied drawing and oil painting from 1977 to 1980. Briot then began his study of photography at the American Center in Paris.
After visiting the American Southwest, Briot became enthralled with the artistic potential this landscape afforded and in 1986 he relocated to the U.S. He began his study of photography at Northern Arizona University, earning his Bachelor´s Degree in 1990 and his Master´s Degree in Visual Communication in 1992.
From 1995 to 2002, Briot lived at Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, in the heart of the Navajo Nation. Living there allowed him to become intimately familiar with Native American arts and culture, which is evident in the frames and matting designs he uses.
Briot´s goal is to create the most exciting and beautiful photographs possible. His equipment - be it cameras, software, etc. - is chosen for the ability to make this possible.
Alain Briot is a columnist on the highly respected Luminous Landscape website, and is a popular teacher of photography workshops. He currently lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife Natalie. Learn more about Alain at www.beautiful-landscape.com.