Is it having a good eye? No
Is it having a good camera? No.
Is it having excellent skills? No again.
While all of the above are helpful, what makes a photographer a professional is their attitude toward their work.
A photographer who treats photography as a vocation, and not as an avocation, is a professional.
When your attitude shifts so [...]
Although I own equipment that allows me to do my job as a photographer the most valuable thing that I own by far is
There’s no doubt about it. When I learned to use my flash unit thoughtfully and effectively as a compositional element in my pictures, I became a more versatile photographer and was able to confidently produce a wider range of work.
Learning how to use my flash not only added another skill to my craft as a photographer it also [...]
Why not both?
If you want to make money being a professional photographer you’ve got to make your photography a business.
It’s your love for photography that makes you a good photographer.
But do you love photography enough to make it a business?
Amateur photographers say that they love photography too much to make it a business. I think that photographers who say [...]
There are three sure-fire ways to make money with your camera.
Sell your camera.
Rent your camera to other photographers.
Become a professional photographer.
Click here if you want to become a professional photographer.
Thank you for considering me in your search for photography instruction.
It doesn’t matter whether you use a film or digital camera. The camera is a tool that you use to create photographs.
During your photography class with me you’ll learn to use your camera and you’ll learn the skills that you need to use your camera [...]
If you decide to become a professional photographer, especially an independent (freelance) professional photographer you’ve got to understand the risks involved in the area of professional photography that you choose to work in.
[ September 4, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 11, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. November 2, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Learn About Photojournalism
In the past, photojournalism was limited to photographers who were either employees of news organizations or who freelanced for news organizations.
Today, with the advent of “citizen journalism” and the multitude of people always having some sort of camera with them all of the time, photographing news is possible to almost anyone who [...]
Have friends or strangers asked you to make pictures for them? Have you thought about photography as a career or at least using your pictures or photography skills to earn some extra income? If you answered yes, then read on…
[ September 25, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 18, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. January 11, 2015; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] This three-hour class is an in overview of the business of photography and examines what you’ll need to be a successful professional photographer.