How One Photographer Almost Lost His Business

Running a photography business can be a risky and nerve-racking venture, and it helps you to have all of the business advice you can before you dive into things. This excellent video essay discusses how one photographer nearly lost his business and offers seven essentials for building and running a successful photography business. 

Coming to you from First Man Photography, this great video essay details how he almost lost his business and offers seven essential items for running a successful photography business. No doubt, there are a lot of different ways things can go wrong when you are running a photography business, and the more you can be aware of these potential pitfalls before you encounter them, the better chance you have of finding success, which is what makes essays like this so valuable, particularly at a time when things have become quite difficult for pretty much all of us. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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Jan Holler's picture

I like the video. What he tells is the basis for what every self-employed person should take care of. It is worth a look. I am in a similar position and have been doing my job for more than 20 years. I can tell you one thing that will make your life difficult if you are not one of those people with a strong (inner!) self-confidence: To charge your customers a fair price, fair for you! Because often you find yourself in the situation of having delivered too much if you take your job seriously. If you are lucky, you will have a professional client, for example a larger company. They know the rates and know that they usually can't get better results at a lower price. But dealing with private individuals is sometimes not so easy.

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