Traveling the world, documenting cultures, capturing lives and shooting breathtaking surroundings sounds like an idyllic career for an adventurous soul. New Zealand born travel and lifestyle photographer, Adrienne Pitts, talks to us about her journey, the skills and sacrifices it takes to be a nomadic freelance photographer.
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.
First, the easy way. Click POST A JOB on The Freelancer Club site and source talent in your area. DONE. However, if you'd like to get the project moving with a little more focus, here's our top 5 tips on arranging the perfect test shoot.
How do you land jobs as a freelancer? Well, the first thing an employer will see is your portfolio. It's like your CV. The quality of your work, experience and relevance will go a long way to landing the job. How to you build a portfolio? Join the Freelancer Club, connect with other freelancers and shoot together. We speak with a couple of members who did just that to learn how to build the perfect portfolio.
The Freelancer Club is proud to present London Fashion Showcase, an industry fashion event taking place during London Fashion Week. London Fashion Showcase will feature contemporary designers who have a story to tell and invite press, buyers and VIPs.
Capturing the canals of Venice, shooting skylines in South America, and living a nomad life - how did Allan Hinton go from a mundane full-time office job to a traveling freelance photographer and influential digital nomad in just 3 years? We caught up with the man himself to find out.
Freelance meaning what exactly? Defined as 'self-employed - hired to work for different companies or individuals on projects', being a freelancer means a whole lot more. It starts with a moment of inspiration, followed by a plan of action, and takes a lot of hard work. The Freelancer Club was set up precisely to help freelancers in the creative sector, provide the steps, tools, contacts and learning to achieve your freelance dream.
We are extremely fortunate to have so many talented, passionate, and creative freelancers in our club. We see a lot of incredible work on the site but don't often hear about the journeys. When we were contacted by Jazzmine, who wanted to surprise her friend and Freelancer Club member, Miguel Villar, with a unique birthday gift, we loved the idea. Enjoy the story of photographer Miguel Villars in Jazzmine's words. Happy birthday.