Street Photographer Joe Aguirre Is Now on a Sexual Misconduct List

An Instagram account dedicated to calling out sexual predators in the Bay Area has added street photographer Joe Aguirre to its list.

Several allegations have been made against street and portrait photographer Joe Aguirre. While rumors have circled for several years relating to Aguirre, they’ve finally come to fruition after brave women came forward to speak out about their experience. The sad reality is, what we’re seeing is nothing new. Too many male photographers act in an overly aggressive, sexual manner when photographing women. Joe is yet another name added to the list. And it’s a sign that, even in 2020, female models have to worry about their safety during shoots.

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The Psychology of Pricing Your Photos

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“I’ll charge you four hundred for this…” is what a friend told me on New Year’s day when I came over his apartment to hang out and when he started asking others if they’re interested in purchasing his photo prints. Some of them were nice, but honestly I understand pricing much better than he does. I wouldn’t pay him that price for an image considering many factors, one being that I’m a friend and I know that photography isn’t his dedicated living. I generally give friends of mine the “Friend rate” too.

But in front of me was a buddy of mine with a problem that many photographers face: what to charge for their work. And to be honest, it’s more about what it could be worth to the person than to you in some cases.

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