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I consider myself a freelance photographer..how can I start a carrer in this?

I love photography...it's my passion.

Asked By: airam_k - 7/12/2006
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I now work as a full-time professional photographer, but I spent years trying to make it freelance, and I can tell you some of the things that worked for me, as well as some of the things that my company looks for in freelancers... More
Answered By: proscriptus - 7/12/2006
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Advertise your services EVERYWHERE.
Answered By: cirestan - 7/12/2006
 
Go here- http://thacoach.com... More
Answered By: izzy - 7/12/2006
 
using both digital and analog cameras, start taking pictures of everything... it could be a sunflower and as long as you have the right angle, the right light/shadowing, you'll do fine... More
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Answered By: ami - 7/12/2006
 
Put a portfolio together, join professional photography groups (American Press International) and/or local photography groups, get you some business cards made and distribute them all them time, especially to women. Women love to spend money thinking they look good. Find a buddy system, maybe one of you do the... More
Answered By: virgoqueen825 - 7/12/2006
 
If sports photography is your favourite, start photographing kids playing grade football or hockey or whatever - It's a never ending supply of subjects and parents will pay for good quality shots of their kids in action... More
Answered By: Mark Zed - 7/12/2006
 
(This is an answer I posted earlier today for the same question asked by someone else... More
Answered By: eebee2bee - 7/12/2006
 
go to school and then you'll have contacts you could start a business with a colleague
Answered By: stainonaheart - 7/12/2006
 
start by spelling the word career correctly LOL... More
Answered By: brian k - 7/12/2006
 
The best routes to take are to research the process of starting a business as well as the industry you're interested in... More
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Answered By: TradeMark Express - 7/12/2006
 
Open your own small business and advertise youself. You don't need an office...just work from home at first. Print flyers, tell people you know to pass on the message, go to wedding shows and rent a booth, take some pictures and ask stores if they would consider taking your art on consignement
Answered By: Star - 7/12/2006
 
If you want to photograph people you have to advertise and get a clientele. If you want to take photos of other stuff and get published, there are resource books in the library for how and where to submit photos to publishers. Also you can self-publish which is a great way to do it, and don't forget to get yourself a... More
Answered By: motherof3 - 7/12/2006
 
submit your work to a newspaper and see if they will buy it and ask for feedback
Answered By: Elaine F - 7/12/2006
 
Take your tincan pinhole camera that you made in elementary school EVERYWHERE. It's great for those action shots, and that coffee can hanging around your neck is sure to get you noticed, lol
Answered By: Rockford - 7/12/2006
 
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