Friday, July 02, 2010

The Top 11 Things Photographers wish they learned .....

The Top 11 Things Photographers wish they learned in Photo School

On Photoshelter's blog you can find out!!!

8) Where to find story ideas and things to photograph.
For many photographers, it's a challenge to come up with self-generated assignments - especially those that the photographer has a deep long-term interest in. A common misconception is that you need to travel far away to find a meaningful story. Great images are all around us, and photographers need to be open enough to see them.

"What I really wished I had learned earlier was that the best stories are the ones that are right under your nose. The stories in your community. The stories that a photographer can shoot over weeks, months or even years." - Scott Strazzante

Read more here.


Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing this! For someone who did not go to photo school and did learn about marketing, it's still completely different learning how to market myself. This article really helps sort out of some the practical matters needed to get my career moving!

Unknown said...

Hey Rachel, thank you so much for your comment. It is so great that you got something out of this post. To hear something like this really makes my day. I just had a look on your website, great work!! You are using quite a bit of German on your blog. How does it come, did you live in Germany?