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How to price a commercial job

How to Price a Commercial Photography Job

I feel like I see this type of question almost daily on facebook: “I’ve been asked to shootView full post »

Five wild and not-so-crazy things I did to have my best year ever

This was the best year I’ve ever had in my business! I set a wild-crazy goal at the beginning of the year toView full post »

What if being a starving artist wasn’t a thing

I was thinking about photographers and their general dislike of numbers. It’s not that they are unable to run andView full post »

Photography Awards - Do they matter?

Wine Down Wednesdays ep.07 – Photography Awards and Credentials: Do they matter?

This week Melissa celebrates a Best in Class award with the PPOC BC Region. Amanda is wondering…does any of thatView full post »

Why Printing Bigger is Better – an aha moment

A couple of years ago I thought it would be fun to walk through a bunch of art galleries with other photographers andView full post »

What if Sue Bryce was wrong – the $150 8×10

I was speaking with a friend of mine this week about knowing your numbers. We were chit chatting away when she told meView full post »

Why the old boys club was kinda cool

In recent years, with the rise of social media, traditional photography associations have seen a decline in membership.View full post »

Digital Files - the wallet photo is dead.

How we can change the state of the photography industry

Last week while at Image Explorations, I found myself in a conversation about “the power of print”.  We gotView full post »

Why switching to In-Person Sales doesn’t mean you’ll be successful

It’s been a few months now since I read about a photographer who had just switched to IPS. They were celebratingView full post »


Pixel cents is the innovation of professional photographer Melissa Welsh. Motivated by the struggle photographers were having with digital files, she created a method for pricing photography that is simple, accessible, and sustainable for the entire industry.