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The Photographer's Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business, 2nd Edition by Vik Orenstein

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CHAPTER 20:

SUMMARY

Now that you've spent a little time reading this book, do you have a let-down feeling, knowing that the life of a photographer is not all hearts and flowers? Or do you have a steely resolve to work hard and meet all the challenges and rise above the competition to one day be tops in your photographic specialty of choice?

Maybe you're thinking the fantasy photography life you'd envisioned wasn't all that great, and the reality isn't all that harsh. Maybe you're thinking, “Hey, I can do this.”

I can be a businessperson: I can make projections, get a tax ID number, protect my name, get invoices out on time, and anything and everything else necessary.

I can fulfill the obligation to fully and passionately tell the stories of my ...

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