So, you want to be a pro photographer.

posted on 27th of june, 2012

You most likely want to be a pro and perhaps you already are. But are you a good pro? Or do people cringe when they see you are going to be on a shoot? Here are a few tips that will make you a better pro.

Check your ego at the door - You are a good photographer or you wouldn't be on the job in the first place. No one is going to hire someone who does lousy work. They also will not hire someone AGAIN who thinks they are a gift to the photographic community. No time for drama. You have a job to do. You are there, do the job and leave your ego at the door. It's not needed at the photo shoot.

Lend a hand - What? You are too good to help carry equipment, move lights, check you own gear. Since when? But you say, "When I was coming up I had to schlep all the gear, why should I do it...

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Comments (12)

Posted by Thevegetable on June 30, 2012
thanks for sharing..:)
Posted by Mike2focus on June 29, 2012
Thanks for writing. Interesting reading!
Posted by Angelaostafichuk on June 28, 2012
You are exactly right. The more experience you can get, the better. I wish more people followed this advice....
And I always blame my cat^^
Thanks for the great article!

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