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Photographers at Work: Essential Business and Production Skills for Photographers in Editorial, Design, and Advertising by Martin Evening

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8. In the Studio

Equipment and Alternatives

Running your Own Studio

Virtually all photographers dream of owning their own studio—to have somewhere that’s designed to meet all their needs that they can call home. However, over the last few decades fewer of us have felt able to justify the expense and running costs. Times are changing, yet some photographers still manage to run their own studio bases. These days you have to use your imagination and consider all the different ways you can meet the costs of maintaining a studio.

Should you Rent or Buy?

When setting up a studio, you need to take lots of costs into account. First, it depends on whether you are going to rent, lease, or buy. If you choose to rent you can rent a sublet studio space ...

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