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Press Release- How Photographs are Sold


New Release from Rocky Nook

Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CA—February 6, 2014

In this book, author, teacher, and fine art photographer Alain Briot shares stories and examples of how successful photographers market and sell their work. The book features first-hand contributions from several successful photographers who earn a living from their artwork, as well as accounts from others who sell their artwork to further their passion. Alain also includes numerous lessons learned from his personal experiences selling his fine art photographs.

The featured contributors come from a variety of backgrounds and use a broad range of techniques to sell their artwork. They share information about their personal styles, what has and has not worked for them, where they sell their work, and more. Also included are images of the contributors’ selling environments and examples of their marketing materials.

Designed to meet the needs of both amateur and professional fine art photographers, How Photographs Are Sold will prove to be an invaluable resource, whether you are just getting started in the fine art photography business or have been working at it for years.

Topics include:

  • Descriptions of the artists’ selling venues
  • A broad array of photographic genres
  • Descriptions of the business approaches used by each artist
  • Discussions on a variety of business challenges and solutions

About the Author

Alain Briot is one of today’s leading contemporary landscape photographers. Originally from Paris, France, he studied drawing and painting at the Academie Nationale des Beaux Arts and photography at the American Center in Paris.

After visiting the American Southwest, Briot became enthralled with the artistic potential this landscape afforded. In 1986 he relocated to the United States and studied photography at Northern Arizona University. From 1995 to 2002, he lived at Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, in the heart of the Navajo Nation. Living there allowed him to become intimately familiar with Native American arts and culture.

Alain Briot is a columnist on the highly respected Luminous Landscape website, and is a popular teacher of photography workshops. He currently lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife Natalie. Learn more about Alain at www.beautiful-landscape.com.

Additional Resources 

For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bio, and cover graphic, see: http://rockynook.com/book/0/227/how-photographs-are-sold.html

How Photographs Are Sold

Alain Briot
Published by Rocky Nook

978-1-933952-93-2, 192 pages, $36.95 US, $38.95 CA Soft Cover 6”x9″

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books written by photographers for photographers. Rocky Nook boasts a broad collection of top-selling titles by renowned authors from around the world, covering a variety of photography topics including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premier content that helps beginning through professional photographers master the art, craft, and technology of photography.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Rocky Nook is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a German publisher of computer and digital photography books.