21 Habits of Successful Photographers - #20: Value Your Professional Work

By NYIP Staff on June 25th, 2015

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NYIP Mentor and Industry Veteran Patrick Donahue, has studied the professional habits of the world’s most successful photographers.

There’s a good argument that says “All photography we make should be personal work.” And it is really. But ensure that there’s plenty of time when we’re shooting outside our specialty or work we do for a living. Many successful photographers speak about the stylistic and technical changes that came to them through personal work. A career without it just doesn’t seem to go as far.

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