To be a photographer, you have to be thick skinned, particularly if you are in a genre where you have to deal with people (actually you have to be pretty thick skinned if you get attacked by wildlife too, but that’s another story).
Why do some professional photographers fail to make in business?
It can be hard to judge how far you have come as a photographer, as often you are too close to your work to make objective decisions. It’s easy to be hard on yourself, and beat yourself up for not progressing enough, when actually you have come a long way. With this in mind, here are eight pointers to help you tell if you’re really progressing…
Many keen amateur photographers dream of one day jacking in the humdrum nine-to-five job to become a pro photographer, but this is not a decision to be taken lightly.