Now that I have the time to do the things I never had the time to, I’m gathering collections of photographs from my food photography to go on my portfolio. These collections I think are visually strong, show consistency on my style and are eye candy for potential new clients.
So it happened, my biggest fear, well one of many but probably the worse and the most embarrassing. I thought that was the end of me, the end of my business and that I would never ever be hired again as a professional food photographer.
Hey Xav, I consider myself an experienced enthusiast or semi-pro photographer and I’ve been stuck at this stage for a long period. I wanted to know your opinion on this and if you think there any stages or levels of photographers from beginner to pro and how I can make the move to pro?
The last time I was in Dubrovnik was 12 years ago. I remember loving the place and wishing to come back one day sooner or later. Thanks to the current wife knowing someone who knows someone who knows someone who needed a food photographer, I had that opportunity and did a fair amount of work and an equal bit of sightseeing in Dubrovnik:
From time to time, I ask on my Instagram stories for people to send me ANY questions they have about photography, business, life or whatever they want me to comment on. A question that pops up a lot is how to make money as a photographer. In fact, quite a few times I’ve been approached by emerging photographers wanting to know how to make money taking pictures.
Brace yourselves because here is the definitive answer to this universal question: