Beyond Passion: Easy Steps Toward Success

Let’s talk about these two steps. Let’s take an honest look at what are the realities and problems we are facing. Then let’s look at what we can do to get around the current situation to survive and thrive. Our industry has changed! We must change too, or we won’t survive. Let’s look at some of the facts:

Almost everyone has a cell phone with a camera or a smart phone that is a portable computer where they can use Instagram, SnapSeed or other programs to enhance their photos. Almost everyone has a Facebook account or Flickr, Smugmug, Photobucket or other online photo albums. These popular digital dumps have almost completely taken the place of wallet photos. Almost everyone wants files of their photographs so they can post them and share them. Digital frames, laptops and IPads are killing 8×10’s and 5×7’s. Really good cameras are affordable. Today, you can buy a camera kit with …

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