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Growing Your Sports Photography Business:
PhotoShelter releases new free educational guide with key insights to build a sports photography niche and attract potential clients

Renowned sports photography insiders Rich Clarkson, Brad Mangin and Sports Illustrated's Brad Smith offer tips on succeeding in the sports photography industry

New York, NY, July 24, 2013 - PhotoShelter (, PhotoShelter, the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, sales, and marketing tools for photographers, today published a new free educational guide, Growing Your Sports Photography Business. This guide offers an in-depth look at the sports photography industry today, plus tips for sports-focused storytelling, and how to corner a market, build relationships, and get hired. Growing Your Sports Photography Business can be downloaded directly here:

"Sports photographers face unique challenges in the marketplace, from competing with large photo agencies to the need to perfect techniques ranging from action shots to environmental portraiture. In this guide, we wanted to give aspiring and seasoned sports photographers alike insights about how they can shoot the sports they love and make a living doing it,” said PhotoShelter CEO, Andrew Fingerman.

Growing Your Sports Photography Business provides comprehensive resources, plus key business and marketing insights from seasoned sports photographers and buyers including Rich Clarkson, Brad Mangin, and the Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith. In this guide, photographers will also learn how to:

  • Build a sports photography brand and find potential clients
  • Attract attention from those looking to hire
  • Get smart about licensing and image rights
  • Master a workflow from the field to a client’s inbox

Photographers will also discover why excelling in multiple niches is key to expanding business opportunities as a sports photographer.

This guide is the latest in PhotoShelter’s ongoing series of free business guides for photographers and marketing professionals. PhotoShelter’s e-book library includes 25+ educational guides including topics such as social media, email marketing, and starting a photography business. All can be downloaded here:

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