As photographers, it’s our job to make people look good. It’s interesting, then, how difficult it can be for so many of us to write solid bios for our websites. Obviously, we’re talking about different modes of expression, and what we can often do so easily with a camera for someone else can feel like rock climbing with one hand when it comes to talking about and promoting ourselves to prospective clients.
All well and good, but we’re grown-ups now and we have families to take care of. In an era when everyone with a camera and a website is competing for the same finite about of business, it’s become more important than ever to be able to sell yourself– quickly, concisely, and effectively.
PEOPLE BEHIND XSIDE
Sir Will Oakenfold earned renown as a fashion photographer in the 1980s and ’90s before becoming an award-winning costume designer for stage and film productions.
Vika Roosvelt is a photographer and writer whose book How the Other Half Lives led to a revolution in social reform.
Known for his photo collages and paintings of Los Angeles swimming pools, David Robert is considered one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.
Gared Konrad is an American photographer best known for his work wedding photography, events and landscapes. His work has appeared in Time magazine and in international solo exhibitions.