4 Things Photographers Should Know Before Purchasing Insurance: Part 1 Policies

4 Things Photographers Should Know Before Purchasing Insurance: Part 1: Policies This is part one of a series of four things photographers and videographers should know before they purchase business insurance. In our experience as [...]

By |January 14th, 2017|Categories: insurance education|0 Comments

It’s Not the Gear, It’s the Mindset

It’s Not the Gear. It IS the Mindset. We photographers and our gear are probably not living up to its the fullest attainable potential. Whether or not you have a full fledge DSLR or a [...]

By |January 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Testimonial of Coverage

It’s that feeling when the pit of your stomach drops out, and you’re left wondering how this could possibly happen. I had been robbed. The year was 2013, and after an early-morning photo shoot, I [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who Is An Employee Under the Workers’ Compensation Law?

Does Your Photography Business Need Worker's Compensation Coverage? As a business owner you have the responsibility of providing Workers' Compensation insurance. It differs by state, but is required across the board. In order to provide [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Nikon School Offers Photography Classes Online

NIKON SCHOOL LAUNCHES PAID PHOTO CLASSES ONLINE Knowledge is power, and photographers need as much knowledge as possible to survive in this cut-throat business. Are you up to date on the latest trends and techniques, [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: nikon|0 Comments

Photography Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File?

To file or not to file? That is the question. When trying to decide whether or not you should file an insurance claim, it’s important to consider the many factors that play a role in [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: insurance education|0 Comments

Photographers: What You Need to Know about Subcontracting

PHOTOGRAPHERS: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SUBCONTRACTING If you've been a professional photographer fora while, you are plenty acquainted with the ins and outs of subcontracting. However, if your photo shoot ends in [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Categories: insurance education|0 Comments

Is Your Photography Insurance Protecting You Worldwide?

Do you travel outside of the United States to pursue photography projects? If so—geographically speaking—are you aware of where your photography insurance coverage begins and ends? You may not know that general business owners’ policies are inherently limited when [...]

By |October 15th, 2016|Categories: insurance education|0 Comments

Photographer that Recovered $9,000 of Stolen Photography Equipment

A few years ago, a Los Angeles professional photographer suffered every photographer’s nightmare- stolen camera gear. $9,000 of precious camera gear. The photographer, John Heller, was on assignment at the Egyptian theater in Hollywood for [...]

By |October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building Strong Portfolios

I have a handful of friends who are CRAZY talented at photography and they are only in college! They get major gigs from weddings to senior pictures, so they know a thing or two about [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Using iMovie

Our generation has been blessed with the multiple applications available to us to edit videos. Programs such as iMovie, FinalCut Pro, GarageBand, etc. provide amazing edits and filters that allow you to create interesting and [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Vlogging?

We've all heard of blogging. Thousands, even millions of people make a living off of creating blog posts ranging from making the best chocolate cake to where you can find the best hiking trails. The [...]

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Traveling with Camera Equipment

Whether you're traveling to Costa Rica to take photos of hummingbirds, going to a destination wedding, or going on a mission trip to Hungary with your DSLR, there are some things you should and should not [...]

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

10 Key Tips to the Wedding Video Business

It's no secret that wedding videos have become more than just capturing the vows of the bride and groom. Wedding videography has turned into an art where the style, the background music, and the content [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Fourth of July!

This day marks the 240th anniversary of our nation's birth! How incredible is that?! We hope you take the time to celebrate this amazing country's birthday with friends and family! Have a wonderful day and [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The History of the Camera

It's time for a history lesson on the evolution of photography and the camera! Click this link here for some interesting facts! And if you have any unique facts about photography and the camera let [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

MUST-TAKE Photos for Summer 2016

This photographer from Making Lemonade  provided us with some unique and creative photo ideas and tips on how to achieve them right here. Check it out! And tag us in your summer photos! #summer2016 #GillmanInsurance   [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Shooting Your First Wedding

I'm not going to lie, but the expectations for wedding photographers is extremely high (as it should be). Unfortunately, there are no second chances for weddings, so getting it right on your first try is [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Advice for Young Photographers

I think there is a little bit of a photographer in all of us. Everyone likes to capture a moment that they can hang onto forever. Whether it from an iPhone, a DSLR, or a [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Drones–Pros and Cons

Drone [drohn] noun a. an unmanned aircraft or ship that can navigate autonomously, without human control or beyond line of sight: the GPS of a U.S. spry drone. b. (loosely) any unmanned aircraft or ship [...]

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4 Things Photographers Should Know Before Purchasing Insurance: Part 1 Policies

By |January 14th, 2017|Categories: insurance education|

4 Things Photographers Should Know Before Purchasing Insurance: Part 1: Policies This is part one of a series of four things photographers and videographers should know before [...]

It’s Not the Gear, It’s the Mindset

By |January 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

It’s Not the Gear. It IS the Mindset. We photographers and our gear are probably not living up to its the fullest attainable potential. Whether or not [...]

Testimonial of Coverage

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s that feeling when the pit of your stomach drops out, and you’re left wondering how this could possibly happen. I had been robbed. The year was [...]

Who Is An Employee Under the Workers’ Compensation Law?

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Does Your Photography Business Need Worker's Compensation Coverage? As a business owner you have the responsibility of providing Workers' Compensation insurance. It differs by state, but is [...]

Nikon School Offers Photography Classes Online

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: nikon|

NIKON SCHOOL LAUNCHES PAID PHOTO CLASSES ONLINE Knowledge is power, and photographers need as much knowledge as possible to survive in this cut-throat business. Are you up [...]

Photography Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File?

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: insurance education|

To file or not to file? That is the question. When trying to decide whether or not you should file an insurance claim, it’s important to consider [...]