Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Bridging virtual and physical worlds--and making money, part of Insights on Building a Photography Business.
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Okay, so we've talked about compass point, we've…talked about vehicle, we talked about gaining access…a little bit, one thing I want to go back to is a little chicken and the egg.…We talked about that briefly.…You need pictures to make pictures.…You've gotta have that, you've gotta have that core to your sight, and you're…going to have to do that completely on…your own, probably without other people's help.…I used some some library images that I had that were neat images from Howard County.…I went out and made some and…you've gotta have that catalyst that gets you going.…So you can say, here's where I'm from.…So you can walk in to someone's place of business or…home and say, I'd like to, I'd like to photograph you.…
Or, more often than not now, that's done through e-mail.…And that's how I tend to reach out to people for the most part.…So you've got the pictures on the site.…You've got people coming to the site from the virtual world,…meaning I was referred to your site by a friend at Twitter.…Or I saw my friend Bob liked your site on Facebook,…
A compass point is a set of guidelines aimed at helping you arrive at the intersection of your personal interests and your business goals. In this course, David talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives. The course combines honest advice and practical techniques from a photographer with firsthand experience setting up a successful business.
As an extra bonus, each movie in the course is lit in a different way, and David shares his lighting techniques for each one.