There are thousands of blog posts out there about how to succeed. “(Insert random prime number) Tips to Making Thousands of Yen in Photography”* … but not many on how to fail, very quickly, at being a professional. Paul Burwell, a wildlife shooter, has posted ten simple ways to completely screw-up your business model. Go read it, then don’t do it.
* For those curious, if someone offers you 1,000 Yen for an assignment this Sunday morning, that’s worth about $11.