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The Photographer’s MBA: Everything You Need to Know for Your Photography Business by Sal Cincotta

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One. So You Want to Be a Photographer

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In this chapter we’ll explore the photography industry and the influences that are shaping it today. The industry has gone through immense changes, and unless you truly understand the past, you’ll be destined to repeat its mistakes. A career in photography can be extremely exciting, but it’s not without its challenges. Once you understand the pros and cons of a career in professional photography, you’ll be better equipped to make informed decisions.

While there is little to no barrier to becoming a “professional” if you want to make photography a career versus a hobby, it’s best to learn as much as you can ...

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