Making Bank with Photography: 10 principles that changed my life

February 10, 2020 - Comment

In a world with more and more photographers, where everyone has phones with multiple cameras in them, many photographers who want to make their job what they love find it difficult. It’s difficult because of one thing: unless you’re independently wealthy, you have to pay the bills. Doing the creative work of photography full-time requires

In a world with more and more photographers, where everyone has phones with multiple cameras in them, many photographers who want to make their job what they love find it difficult. It’s difficult because of one thing: unless you’re independently wealthy, you have to pay the bills. Doing the creative work of photography full-time requires a business that produces significant revenue.I have been blessed and worked hard to make a living out of creating images with the press of the shutter button. I’m proud to be a working professional photographer, and I am happy to share 10 important principles I followed to get here.

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Anonymous says:

Practical and realistic lessons about being paid for your passion and excellence. This is a no-BS and drama-free laser focus on success while pursuing your passion. You make really good points about the flooded lower-echelons of so-called photographers scrambling for low-paying subsistence jobs. I see a lot of value in your plan and find your advice about goals, confidence, focus, pricing strategy and persistence useful. Your comments about staying focused on the niche were especially relevant to me.

Anonymous says:

Starting out as a pro? You NEED this book. If you want to make it as a professional photographer, the hour you spend with this eBook will be absolutely worth it. I’ve just finished my first year as a pro and what this book did for me was to give me the outline for my action plan for my next year. I have now experienced enough to know the truth of what he writes (low pricing will never get you success), convicted of the areas I have under-invested in (big goals!), and encouraged in some areas I have been flirting with (stretch myself to…

Anonymous says:

Run with the advice given in this book! The advice in this book is fantastic.! I have a new business and everything in it is like a checklist that I’m going to put into practice. I loved the part about setting goals, pricing and staying focused on one genre.

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