So you're ready to start your own photography business, congratulations! Make sure you surround yourself with people who will support your decision and encourage you to continue to achieve your goals. You'll likely work from home for a while, so be sure you can separate your home life and photo life to keep your life as free of stress as possible. Even if you'll be working from home all day, don't stay in your PJs, get dressed. You'll be surprised at how efficient you can be when you dress the part every day.
Valerie Jardin writes:
Going pro is risky business and few pro photographers are able to make decent living from their craft. But if you don’t try it, you will never know if you can make it! Prepare yourself financially, have a back up plan and diversify your work as much as possible – shooting, teaching, assisting. The more your income streams are connected to photography, the better chance you have at steady income plus you’ll expand your network and skills – and be happier!
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