The American Society of Media Photographers, or ASMP, is a professional organization dedicated to helping photographers be more successful in their business endeavors. They provide a directory for potential clients, advocate for better copyright protections and fair terms of service, and offer training on all aspects of the business side of photography. Most of this training is free to non-members on topics such as registering a copyright, writing a contract, securing a release, using social media, and negotiating a licensing agreement. There are a number of membership levels to choose from. Check them out at www.asmp.org.
Lynda.com specializes in software training, including all the Adobe products like Lightroom and Photoshop. In addition, they have a variety of tutorials on many aspects of photography, such as lighting techniques, color correction, and printing. And, for photographers interested in creating their own blog, Lynda.com has numerous tutorials covering all aspects of using WordPress to power your site. There are various pricing levels available, from monthly to yearly. Learn more at: www.lynda.com
KelbyOne bills itself as “online education for creative people.” You can find tutorials covering all aspects of photography, as well as in-depth training in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. There are various pricing levels available, from monthly to yearly. Learn more at: www.kelbyone.com