A follower and fellow photographer sent me a message over Instagram asking if I'm doing any photography work during the lockdown and if I could share some advice on pricing, getting paid and adding value since most of her work has been underpaid and has even been asked to work for free. Now, I have…
Conversations with myself: A good job will never be cheap and how I deal with this type of inquiries.
Your Questions answered: I've gone from being an enthusiast photographer to getting a couple of paid jobs but for some reason, things are not happening. Are there any stages or levels of freelance photographers from novice to expert and how do I move up the ladder if so?
So following up on my update from last week, first of all, I just wanted to make sure you all know I'm well and happy, nothing bad has happened. I also mentioned that Lewis Hamilton shared something about giving up and not finding the point of it all and shutting down completely and that made me think I should write something about it since I've been asked a few times how to keep going when nothing seems to work.
This post is aimed at those who don't shoot and produce their own content on Instagram and prefer to grab someone else's work. A simple guide to sharing other photographer's work on Instagram and how not to piss them off
How to figure out how much to charge as a freelance photographer when you're starting out
Brace yourselves because here is the definitive answer to this universal question