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I’ve always loved the art of taking pictures. It’s been a passion throughout my life. Why wouldn’t it? You preserve memories in film, as if you’ve stopped time itself. This alone is beautiful and is a testament to why copious amounts of individuals flock to the photography industry to revel in work. However, it is not easy. Unless you start for a major company, interning and making your way up, you’ll find it quite hard to start from the bottom and rise on your own.

However, if you do, you’ll be one of the richest and successful people that you’ll ever know. That’s why we’ll be discussing this today. And what exactly is ‘this’? It’s none other than some tips that you should know, rather a guide if you want to venture into photography solo, as a rookie. Let’s not waste any time. Let’s get started, shall we?

Who Are You As A Person?

Your personality and the way you carry yourself would help build your reputation. You need to keep this in mind as you should try and bring your best qualities that would help with a shoot- being precise, talkative, creative and energetic.

Remember that word of mouth is the best form of advertisement. If a client isn’t happy with you, they’ll let everyone know.

Any Background In Art?

You’re new and fresh into the game. That’s great, you got to start somewhere. Your first move would be to intern for a local photographer as work experience and gradually build a portfolio. But, if that’s not for you, then a good start is actually studying photography at university. This vast education in my personal opinion will be better than any of the internships in the world as you mingle with professors who have arrays of important contacts, and learn from many of the best.

Do You Have Everything You Need?

Having the best equipment should be on the top of your list. Yes, it’s about creativity and artistic ability, but having great equipment helps to further enhance the final product. The clients will know they’re in good hands. So, splurge on film lighting and lenses when you can. It won’t hurt!

Where Do You Live?

Where you live may affect your chances of success. For example, if you want to be a big movie star you move to Hollywood, right? Not Utah. So, you need to seriously look into moving if your current location does not have a large sphere of photographers, or the demand is extremely low. If you don’t no matter what you do, it may not help

Well, that’s all. We’ve concluded the journey that is this article- did you learn something new? So, what did you think about the articleHopefully, you will use my advice and your journey will pay off into something great. When you’re rich and famous, you can look back on the advice you were given and be grateful about how far you have come.

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