Being a freelancer means I’m always working, even if I don’t have work, I should always be open to meeting a new person, going to an event or helping a friend out with a project. This city is run by relationships: if people know you or recognize you, they will be more likely to remember you for jobs.
Studios can be incredibly expensive to build, and is the reason why so many photographers choose to rent studio space rather than building their own. For this article, I’m going to tell you how my studio partner and I were able to cost-effectively build a professional studio, with a small budget.
Taking the jump to having your own fully stocked studio starts with one important decision: to rent or to own your space.
Don’t let your ego interfere with your creative life, creating a wedge between you and your love of your own photography.
Getting a job as a second shooter is a great way to gain real world experience and build a portfolio. It allows you to work under a more established photographer, and provides you the opportunity to learn as you go along.
We asked our Facebook fans for one essential piece of advice they would give to new studio photographers just starting out… here are our top picks! We hope passing along these tips can help you get started in your new studio!