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PenguinPhotoCo

PenguinPhotoCo

Lives in US Minor Outlying Islands US Minor Outlying Islands
Works as a Studio Owner/Photographer
Joined on Sep 7, 2009

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  • not up on nikon gear... but in canon a 7D might be had cheap -not FF but if sports is your thing you don't have an affordable option for canon..a used 1D body might be good. Still not cheap I'm ...
  • tax benefits are usually derived in that you can be an employee of the corp and get some of your income/money from teh biz as dividends, and dividends are not subject to FICA tax. BUT you have to ...
  • llc gives you very little if any legal protection unless you have partners or employees. See, if you screw up YOU get sued. So as an LLC YOU and YOUR LLC both get sued. now if your employee screws ...
  • I agree that attending classes/videos and such is great - BUT many of the 'teachers' out there have a year or 2 experience - they can't teach much as they have little to no experience and limited ...
  • This just isn't one of them anymore. One I know is on FB and it's full of pros - often b!tching and moaning about the biz and such. Need an answer and you can get one though - one based on 'been ...
  • an old aamco transmission tv ad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iPrY7g1qiM Even 30+ years ago just watching someone do it made you qualified to do it I suppose. You don't know what you don't ...
  • There is often more than one answer to what we do - I"ve been taught things and then when passing on that info get pummeled for it only because it's seen today as 'yesterdays' answer. Or more ...
  • main camera bag is a large rolling bag - 2 bodies, 5 lenses, cards, batts, speedlights, pw's, etc. I have a smaller bag (one body, 3 lenses, speedlight and bits) for small gigs and my second ...
  • go shoot seniors, for yourself - or weddings - and you'll find after a few years you too do the same shots, poses BGs over and over again.  BE that the cliche senior on a rr track or leaning on a ...
  • had a friend work for some outfit that did cheer competitions and similar large sport events. The photog for cheer would sit on the floor and shoot the girls performing - must get every kit and ...
  • depends on the gig - for portrait work I do no contract. For models and headshots I have one that spells out what they can and cannot do with the images. ALL give me a release to use them for my ...
  • i started with a dumb speedlight and PW plus. THe canon 610 flash is probably the way to go now, but I've got my gear (now using a 580 and PW) A friend has 4 quantum lights on diff channels and ...
  • I guess if you never flew anything but these compu-drones you'd be confident that they'd work as designed. I grew up on R/C and sorry, things crash. I see a crash (or more) at the field every week ...
  • I grew up with my dad flying r/c when you still had to build the radios, they were one channel and nothing was reliable. So to me today's stuff is amazing - i can imagine now how my grandfather ...
  • not the drone, teh PILOT was in the line of fire of fireworks! Yes, this guy is flying and filming profossinally and claimes to have insurance to cover things. so...say the drone crashes during ...
  • I have a 350qx and it's got GPS, will lock and auto land and return to home. Awesome to see it work. BUT - I can still fly it to a dead battery state, into wires, etc - pilot error is still the ...
  • Had a discussion on a fbook photog group where a photog wanted to hire a drone to film / photo a wedding. 4 or 5 people responded... so I bring up the legality of it and OMG, I pizzed in the ...
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    I've seen go pros used on TV shows (reality ones) because you can put it places you can't put a bigger camera and won't put an expensive camera. plus they're waterproof (with the case) and a ...
  • there are lot of athletes making money that are not starters. and some make more outside of their league pay.
  • i got the 350qx..$160 and how can I pass that up? Gotta get some confidence in my flying it (flew it last night - awesome after dark with the LEDs - easier to fly that in the daytime I think!). The ...
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