Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a license to be curious, part of Insights on Building a Photography Business.
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All right, let's go back to our analogy of traveling.…We've got a destination, the compass point.…Now we need a vehicle to get there.…For twenty years, I had probably the best…vehicle that you could have in this area, which…was the position as a staff photographer for…either the Howard County Times or The Baltimore Sun.…I could walk into any business, any interesting place, the…county fair, anywhere and say, my name is David Hobi.…I'm a photographer for with The Baltimore Sun.…And I, had been thinking of doing a story on this place, and the doors just opened.…Most of the time, actually, the vast majority of the time.…
Now, I didn't have that anymore, so I needed to make that.…I needed to make a license to be curious, which is…just the coolest thing to have in the world, as a photographer.…So I created a website called Howard County 360, or HoCo360 for short.…It's a blog.…It's a photo-centric blog that is essentially one…or more large pictures and an extended caption.…And a HoCo360 port is actually kind of interesting because I spend a…
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.