Entries from Professional Photographer Magazine Web Exclusives tagged with 'Greener Photography'

Reexamining the Greener Print

By Dawn Tacker Images by Mark PawlyszynWhether your do your own printing or task that to a competent lab, Greener Photography recommends using natural fiber paper in place of traditional RC/silver halide paper for printmaking as a greener option. Read...

Marketing Yourself as a Greener Portrait Photographer

By Dawn Tacker It's relatively easy to show the world that you care about the environment. Demonstrate your green-ness in your business as well to connect with the educated, savvy group of families that make wonderful, caring portrait clients. Together...

Leveraging your Greener Photography Business

By Carli Morgan & Alina PraxBeing eco-friendly is more than an expression for certified Greener Photographers: it’s about choosing practices that have less negative impact, and more positive impact. Leveraging your greener photography business attracts like-minded consumers and builds ties...

What's Your Shade of Green?

Bring your environmentalism into your businessBy Rebecca Wilkowski and Dawn TackerAmericans’ interest in things environmentally friendly is booming: from “green weddings” and BPA-free water bottles to solar electric panels and hybrid cars. The photographic industry, long cited for the overuse...

Wrap it up: Options for Eco-Friendly Packaging

Dawn Tacker and Thea Dodds, co-founders of Greener PhotographyPackaging is an important part of your studio's brand identity. What you wrap your product in tells your client more about who you are and adds value to your products. Using environmentally-friendly...

Tips for Greener Photography: The Photographer's Water Footprint

By Thea DoddsIn our last web exclusive we discussed ways to reduce your personal water footprint. In this article we will focus on identifying and reducing the photographer’s water footprint.Photographers may not realize the extent of water waste associated with...

Tips for Greener Photography: Water Conservation

By Dawn TackerWinter is a great season to take the time to make your home or retail studio space more efficient. Consider extending that efficiency to your conservation habits. Water covers more than 70% of the earth's surface, but by...

Tips for Greener Photography: Beyond the Three Rs

By Jessica Riehl The heart of any environmental conservation program are tenets that make up the recycling symbol: reduce, reuse, and recycle. But why limit ourselves to just three R's? These are Greener Photography's favorite five R's to help you...

Tips for Greener Photography: Greening Your Battery Usage

By Jessica Riehl We use batteries in everything from our cameras to our computer mouse. While eliminating batteries from our camera bag is not an option, we can reduce the environmental impact of our battery consumption with a few simple...

Tips for Greener Photography: Shipping

By Jessica Riehl Most of us underestimate the impact of shipping our products and supplies. Did you know that components of photographic products are often shipped multiple times before they are assembled? Did you know that air shipping is the...

Tips for Greener Photography: 7 Ways to Pool Resources

By Megan Just One of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint is by pooling resources and combining efforts. Teaming up with other local photographers and businesses is not just good ecological sense, it's good business...

Tips for Greener Photography: Mulch Marketing 101

Resources for Greener Promotional Materials By Thea Dodds and Dawn Tacker The purpose of all promotional materials is to sell your services and products, and to build your brand. But the methods of marketing have changed drastically with the rising...

Tips for Greener Photography: Less Energy, Greater Profits

Energy Conservation for Photographers By Stephanie A. Smith and Megan Just Conserving energy in your photography business is remarkably easy. The changes you can make are so subtle that you'll hardly notice anything is different. But the ecological payoff of...

Tips for Greener Photography: Running an Eco-Friendly Photography Business

By Erica Velasco of Vision Photographs The first article in the Tips for Greener Photography series offered tips to make your photography office greener. This month the focus will be on incorporating green practices into your business. There are simple...

Tips for Greener Photography: Eco-Friendly Studio/Meeting Space

By Thea Dodds of GreenerPhotography.org This is the first in a series of tips on how to make your photography business greener. We'll start with taking a look at your physical space—office, studio and client meeting space. What does a...

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