Professional development is essential to us at Shutter Hub and we want to enable our members to learn from experts in their field. Following the hugely successful Professional Development Day at Bermondsey Project Space in 2019 we are now delivering an accessible Professional Development Series online and we’d like you to join us!
The sessions are for all photographers who want to take their profession further and learn in a friendly environment, whatever level you are currently at. We want you to come away having learnt something that will benefit you in your career, help you feel inspired and empowered.
Each session is one hour long and we’ll vary the days and times they are held to allow people with different schedules more chance to attend. There is one speaker per session and the sessions aren’t recorded so you will have to attend to hear the talk and ask questions – we want this to be as similar as possible to attending one of our actual events, the most benefit is gained from being present, and we feel this leads to more open and honest discussion. The sessions are free but donations are welcome.
On Friday 16 July 2021 we are pleased to welcome James Allsworth, Head of Content at Alamy, to speak with us.
TALK: Making money from your photography with Alamy – James Allsworth
Alamy is the world’s most diverse stock photography collection and we add around 150,000 images to our collection every day from thousands of photographers from across the world. We supply images to customers globally, from magazine and book publishers to design agencies and marketers, they’re always looking for great imagery to enhance their projects.
Alamy work with over 100,000 photographers and we make it easy for you to work with us – it’s free to sign up, we don’t edit pictures on content and you retain full ownership of your photos. Since we began, we’ve paid out over $200 million in royalties to our photographers and the need for photography in our daily lives shows no signs of slowing.
James Allsworth has been at Alamy for over 16 years and has seen many changes across the industry in that time. “My role at Alamy is Head of Content, which essentially means I’m responsible for the images coming on to the site as well as lots of other areas that are touchpoints for our contributor base.
My background is very much in line with this – I hold a digital media degree awarded from the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design where I specialised in, you guessed it, digital photography. I’ve held a strong interest in all forms of visual media for as long as I can remember and will never tire of looking at, and talking about, visually arresting imagery.” – James Allsworth
REGISTER FOR THE SESSION: 3 – 4pm UK time, Friday 16 July 2021
Booking is essential. Please note this talk will not be recorded. This online event is provided by Shutter Hub at no cost but donations are welcome.
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