What advice would a I give a new photographer coming into the industry?
Becoming a really great professional takes real dedication and an ever deepening love of the craft. Education and direction from qualified and accomplished instructors is one of the very best ways to help you reach your goals in photography. You’ll need to practice, practice, practice and yet remain “teachable”, willing to accept constructive criticism no matter how good you think you already are. You’ll advance much more quickly if you remain open minded, and your eyes may just be opened too!
Photography can be so exciting and it’s easy to be influenced by the comments of your Facebook fans who love your work. My advice is to enjoy the journey, but remember that advancing the art, the science and the business of professional photography never really ends. So, don’t just be waiting for the next great shot. Expand your skills and sharpen those photographic chops and go make that next great image.
Tim Kelly definitely needs to be in your network and his advice couldn't me more on target. You'll find more of his stunning work on his website at http://www.timkellyportraits.com.
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