Time to give up on Professional Photography?

Have you been thinking it is time to give up on professional photography and all of your dreams?

Discouraged?  Overwhelmed? Frustrated?  Full of self doubt?

Then you are not alone – all photographers who run businesses will reach a point (or points) when they are pretty much ready to give up on professional photography.  To put the cameras down and head back out to a 9-5 where they are taxed at source, get annual leave and have weekends off.    I have been there and so have all of the photography businesses that I have mentored through Training byLumiere. So, if we have established that bouts of self doubt and fear are normal then the next question has to be:

‘Should you give up on professional photography?’  

I don’t think so.  BUT only you will be able to turn the situation around.  I am very proud of what I have enabled my students to achieve with the necessary support although I am always very clear to say that I just give them wings – they are the ones who have to fly.

Through years of mentoring and training photography businesses alongside running KHS Photography and byLumiere I have discovered 10 things that are common to most photographers starting out.  Read the full article here.

Should you give up on your dream of being a professional photographer?

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