We aren’t going to fill this page with pipe dreams telling you how easy it is to become a world famous photographer, living in a mansion, picking and choosing your clients. Starting any business is hard work, but it’s possible – and so worth it! The aim of this section is to help you avoid the mistakes many photographers make as they start their businesses.
The reality is that a photography business isn’t likely to make you rich – but it can produce you a good income, while allowing you to do what you love, and work around your lifestyle. The freedom of being your own boss is amazing, and one that is worth being a little poorer for!
We will start with the most important two steps – before listing all the other bits.