Of course, it is crucial to continuously work on building your skills with a camera and expanding your creative palette, but to be successful professionally as a photographer, you have to be able to sell yourself to clients and to convince them to place their trust in your vision and capabilities. That is something a lot of us struggle with. If you need a little help with it, this great video tutorial will get you started in the right direction.
Coming to you from Justin Mott, this excellent video tutorial discusses how to sell yourself as a photographer. A lot of us are a bit shy or not practiced at this sort of thing, but it is essential to learn how to speak with potential clients and to network if you want to make a living from photography. Don't be discouraged if you struggle with it at first; it is a skill just like working your camera or editing images on your computer, and it takes practice to become proficient at it. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Mott.
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