How To Become A Pro Photographer, Part 4 - The Business of Photography

Posted on 10/21/2010 by Daniel H. Bailey | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Photographers are primarily right brain people. We’re creative. We focus on the subjective, the random, the visual and the intuitive. We tend to focus on the whole picture first, then focus on the details later. That’s why we bought cameras and chose a career that revolves around creativity. Business, on the other hand, is analytical, sequential, verbal and it focuses on the details. These are all left brain ways of thinking. Often times these clash with what may come more naturally to us, and the result is that we’re just not always the best business people.

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