Someone once asked me "How do you stay a successful business for over 20 years?" I told him hmmmm.....don't ever become an a**hole! He laughed as I smiled at him but I was serious. I have always looked at every client as the individuals they are and wanted to produce my best work for them. We all have good and bad days at work, but I have always said that your level of photography should never showcase your bad day...every client deserves the BEST YOU!
I had 2 weddings this past weekend and each of them have stories about their weddings that no one else has. I am still the hopeless romantic who sees the larger picture of my job. I know these aren't just pictures I'm creating, it's much much more! Your subject in front of you is living their moment and you are capturing it to show the world. I think too many photographers these days have gotten big heads because of a little success and popularity. You are not successful because your image on Instagram got a hundred likes...YOU are successful because people see how much you LOVE what you do and you treat them like people...not a client.
So I leave you today with this one thought I'd like you to follow from here on out.
Photograph Like You Mean It!
Always stay humble and never think you are above anyone! That camera in your hand has greater power than you think!
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