JOBS IN PHOTOGRAPHY: HOW TO LAND PAID WORK ONLINE

Sourcing jobs in photography is generally an ongoing pursuit for a working freelance photographer. Even established photographers set aside time each month to look for more paid photography jobs to add to their roster. Knowing where to look and how to secure jobs in photography is the tricky part so we'd like to share our guide to paid photography jobs to point you in the right direction.

HALLOWEEN MAKEUP ARTIST: 4 TOP TIPS

Halloween is just around the corner and it's a very busy time particularly for a Halloween makeup artist. The challenge is how to maximise this seasonal opportunity when you only have one or two days to do everything. Here are our top 4 tips for the hard working Halloween makeup.

WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT - PRICE

If you’re just starting out in freelancing it can be tough to know exactly how much to charge and what your hourly or day rate should be. What makes it more difficult is that you want to get it right the first time to avoid any issues such as over or under or overcharging in the future. 

WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT - PORTFOLIO

#1 A RELEVANT PORTFOLIO WITH A CLEAR STYLE  A Freelancer’s portfolio is an essential tool and, very much like a CV, it should represent your work in the best possible light. A strong portfolio will showcase your talent and display your skill in an obvious way. However, there's more to a portfolio than just a bunch of images. Here is what employer look for in a freelancer's portfolio.

6 STEPS TO THE PERFECT FASHION PORTFOLIO

How to create a fashion portfolio, you ask? Images from paid shoots, personal projects and test shooting. There a many ways to produce work but putting together a fashion portfolio that resonates with your target market is no easy task. It requires a fine balance to attract the top clients and entice collaborators you want to shoot with. To help solve this timeless conundrum, The Freelancer Club dipped into our little black book and asked one of London's biggest modelling agencies, M + P Models, how to create a fashion portfolio that gets you noticed.

PART TIME TO FULL TIME FREELANCING

Making the move from part-time to full-time freelancing is a delicate process. Are you working full time and freelancing on the side? Sick of having to turn down opportunities because you can't get the time off work or maybe you just hate your full-time job and are champing at the bit to do what you love to do full-time. The New Year is often when 9 to 5ers choose to make the leap into full-time freelancing, however, the transition comes with challenges and if executed incorrectly, can jeopardise your steady income as well as your freelance ambitions. We've been helping freelancers with this delicate move for years and have developed a strategy that eases the transition while reducing the risk of failure. Check out our top tips on making the leap from part-time to full-time freelancer.

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