The biggest variable when it comes to an independent
artist is budget. Budgets dictate everything and ultimately
establish what quality you will get when it comes to things you
need. But how do you know what is worth spending a lot of money
on and what is worth saving pennies for. Image
consultant Lori Bumgarner shares in this
article the importance of your image as an artist and why you
should invest more in your professional photos.
Today, technology has served us well in the world of
digital photography. Most smartphones can take photos better
than some digital cameras. This does not mean, however, that
you should leave your image to your own devices. Make sure your
image is in the hands of those who know what it takes to make a
great promo photo and get all that you can out of your budget.
Check out Lori Bumgarner’s article
on getting the most out of your photos at MusicThinkTank.com.
“I once had a client who insisted on hiring a
professional photographer she already knew instead of the one
her team and I had recommended. Her photographer was able to
get the right shot, but it didn’t fit within the dimensions of
an album cover unless it was distorted. And a distorted photo
just screams “AMATEUR!”