Working with a Legend; Galen Rowell
by Gary Crabbe | June 22, 2010

© Gary CrabbeMany people that know me, or have followed my photography, are aware that I got my start in the industry working for the internationally renowned photographer and adventurer, Galen Rowell. It quickly became apparent that I had stumbled into a position that many people, especially other photograp...

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The Advantages of Trademark Registration
by Carolyn E. Wright | January 3, 2010

NatureScapes.netTrademarks (or servicemarks) allow people to identify the source of goods or services, not the products or services themselves. When people see your trademark, they will know where the product came from or who is providing the service. Trademarks can be names, symbols, packaging, the shape of a...

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Tax Time for Photographers
by Heather Forcier and Rich Ennis | February 1, 2006

NatureScapesMany photographers in the United States find themselves confused at tax time regarding their federal and state reporting obligations. There is no substitute for consulting with an accountant and lawyer regarding your business concerns. However, it does help to be informed in preparation for thes...

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Getting Published: The Query Letter
by Rod Barbee | July 1, 2005

NatureScapesA few years ago, when I first began marketing my work, one of my pie-in-the-sky dreams was being published in Outdoor Photographer magazine. I knew the odds, I knew they received many submissions, and I knew that there were two chances: slim and none. But I figured it was still worth a try. Afte...

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