Quite often when I’m browsing my Facebook photographic communities I see posts from people who are depressed because they have lost interest in their hobby. They usually say that they can’t work up the enthusiasm to get out there and photograph anything and that they haven’t even picked up their cameras in weeks, months or even years. They have lost their ‘phojo’ and they wonder if they’ll ever get it back. Well, I’m here to tell you that that is absolutely fine to lose your phojo, that you really ought to stop beating yourself up about it and that buying a new camera or lens will almost certainly not ‘fix’ things.
7 ways to lose photography clients
As much as your photography career relies on your work, more than most people acknowledge, it’s also about creating relationships with your clients. Not only are they the ones currently providing you a source of income, their connections can be future clients and their referrals can be gold in a business where who you know is as important as what you know.
To help ensure you keep as many clients as possible, photographer Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens has shared a video titled 7 Ways to Lose Clients. In it, he walks through seven things you shouldn’t do if you want to keep your clients happy.[Read More…]
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