I recently published an article about why photographers hate my images here, and I think I may have missed a few points, as well as feeling the need to cover more about why most photographers don't understand person work.
This video is a response to the comments section of my previous article, as well as to some of the direct messages and emails that I have received off the back of it.
The original article talks about why many photographers don't like my images, whilst I manage to lead a career shooting world wide ad campaigns as a commercial food photographer. The comments section was incredibly interesting to read. I found one main point being made was that if you were a professional that you shoot what pays and that you do what the person with the money wants to see, where as hobbyists do what they want and just for themselves. I personally find this to be completely untrue, and in this video I go over why it is not what I have found as well as why this is sending a lot of aspiring photographers down the wrong track.
The further points that I make are to discuss where this confusion comes from, looking at the difference in advice coming from internet photography personalities compared to the realities of what professional commercial photographers do. I am a big fan of YouTube as well as a lot of the YouTubers who perhaps give off the false terms and ideologies of what being a commercial photographer is, but I feel a vast percentage of the population are being miss lead on several of the key points that I raise in this video.