8 Personal Qualities You Need to Have to Become a Successful Commercial Photographer

So, you want to become a commercial photographer?

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This is a great choice for a creative career, as it gives you many opportunities for self-expression and meeting new people. Besides, as you advance on your professional path, you might get to travel around for work, which is always exciting.

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Can You Become a Photographer Without a Degree?

“Should I go to college and earn a photography degree, or not?” This is a question that photography beginners can relate to, especially in this era when unemployment amongst college graduates is pretty high. “Education is the key,” they said, but that reality may differ for individuals in various professions. If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer, a pilot, an accountant, or an engineer, college may not be something you cannot opt-out of.

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Other professions simply rely on individuals’ skills or talent that no degree papers can give you. Could photography be one of them?

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Is Photography a Dying Industry?

Oh, the good old days. The days when taking a photograph was a rare occasion. Those are the words that someone born way back in the early to mid-20th century would tell a millennial or a Gen Z youngster. You can tell how their eyes would light up when taking you through the few available photos of their young escapades.

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As you travel down history lane, you can’t help but wonder how far technology has brought the photography industry. You imagine how someone who didn’t get to witness how technologically advanced photography has become would marvel at people taking selfies. You also wonder about the future of photography – what would it look like a few decades down the line? Will photography vanish, or will it flourish to infinity? Let’s find out!

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How to Set Up a Pet Photography Studio?

Did you know animal/pet pictures have been one of the most popular internet searches of all time? And it seems like the public’s love for some cute pet photos isn’t going to die out soon.

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You’re reading this article so that means you’re about to set up a photography studio for pets or you’re looking for tips to improve one.  Fret not! We got you covered.

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How Long to Get Photos Back from Photographer?

After a photo shoot, be it a wedding or a family photo shoot, you will be very eager to see the final images. But, at times, the turnaround time of the photographer can be slow. There are many factors that affect this turnaround time. As a customer, you will be interested to know the various factors that affect the length of time taken by the photographer to share the photos with you.

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As you all know, there are different genres of photography. The turnaround time will be different for each of these genres. The time taken by a wedding photographer to share the photos will be different from that for a maternity photo shoot.

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How to Start a Career in Photography

The prospect of becoming a professional photographer can appear daunting. However, with the sheer abundance of resources, knowledge, and tutorials to be found for this creative field, jump-starting a career has never been simpler. But that isn’t to say it’s easy; on the contrary, it can be more than a little challenging to stand out amidst its highly competitive and talented crowd.

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To help you out, we’ll cover everything you need to know on how you can turn your passion for photography into a successful career.

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How to Become a Travel Photographer: Types, Pay, and Skills

What photographer hasn’t dreamed of traveling the world, visiting exotic destinations, and capturing inspiring images? Imagine the sights you would see, the stories you would have to tell.

But how practical is a career path as a travel photographer? Is there really a need? Can you actually make a living? What do you have to do to break into the business?

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Is it really viable to live your dream?  Read on to find out.

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How to Become a Real Estate Photographer + is it Worth it?

Real estate photography is often the underdog of the photography world, living under the shadow of the more glamorous photography niches like headshots, portraiture, or landscape. Real estate photography can be not only fun, but also profitable.

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In this article, we’ll discuss how you can become a real estate photographer and also if it is worth it for you.

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Top 65 Modeling Agencies in the US and Tips for Models

Modeling is one of those extremely competitive careers complete with its own fairytale-like model discovery stories. We’ve all heard about how Kate Moss was discovered at JFK airport or how Gisele Bundchen was found in a shopping mall.

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However, actually getting yourself signed to an agency and booking modeling gigs can be (and usually is) more similar to getting any other kind of job with applications and interviews involved.

Below is a list with descriptions and links of the top modeling agencies in the United States, followed by useful actionable tips for aspiring models.

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Review of Amazon Prime Photo Storage: The Good and the Bad

Who doesn’t love Amazon? Come on, where else can you buy live ladybugs, a ready-made shipping container home or tiny house kit, and a bacon-scented mustache all in one place?

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Amazon’s Prime membership is pretty sweet too. It allows you to take advantage of free delivery, as fast as same-day delivery for some products. You can also take advantage of tons of discounts and exclusive deals. Plus, you can try on shoes, clothes, and accessories and only pay for what you keep.

On top of all that, Amazon is offering Photo Storage as well. If you haven’t yet taken the plunge with Amazon Prime, photo storage might just be what tips the scales for you.

But the question is…is it worth it?

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