The Ups and Downs of Being My Own Boss as a Professional Photographer

One of the most inspirational, challenging, momentous and, occasionally, disappointing years in my life occurred between May 2014 and May 2015.  Even though I was a sole proprietor and had owned my own small photography business for four and a half years, I was still working full-time for an employer in Seattle. It was the…

“If You’re Good at Doing Something. . .”

Recently, PhotoShelter.com presented an intriguing blog topic entitled “Would You Work for Free?”  The subject has generated plenty of discussion among photographers who are approached to perform services or contribute their images for little to no compensation at all.  Responses included very reproachful remarks while others have attributed this trend to the Information Age in…