Four Tips to Be Your Professional Best on Zoom

Screen shot: Like almost everything else in our professional lives, NANPA's monthly communications meetings have moved to Zoom.
Like almost everything else in our professional lives, NANPA’s monthly communications meetings have moved to Zoom.

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

It seems like everyone is on Zoom these days. In a previous article, NANPA’s Teresa Ransdell gave some great tips for using it, which will help the professional photographers who lead workshops, teach and speak and who have been moving their business to Zoom or similar platforms during the corona virus restrictions.  If you’re new to Zoom, are you presenting yourself professionally, with good lighting and thoughtful backgrounds?  You want your video presence to look and sound as professional and artistic as your photographs, right?  So, here are some tips to consider as you ramp up your online video conferencing.

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How are Photo Stores and Manufacturers Adapting to COVID-19? Part 2

COVID-19 has already had a significant impact on all aspects of the photography business. Photographers have had to cancel travel and workshops. Jobs have been canceled. The distributors and manufacturers of the photographic goods and services we can’t live without have also taken it on the chin. They, and we, are creative and resilient.

We reached out to three of the companies that have been supporters of NANPA and some of NANPA’s professional members. Their stories will appear during the coming weeks. Yesterday, we reported on how Tamron has been affected and what they’re doing in response. Today, we look at Hunt’s Photo and Video.

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