This is from an insightful infographic “So You Want To Be A Photographer” by Foto Seeds. It could just as easily be about being a Videographer. You will recognize yourself and see what happens when you make it a business. If you’ve lost some of that passion you had as an amateur, this infographic may inspire you to find your amateur within.
“So You Want To Be A Photographer”
It’s not just about making money, but making a living.
The discipline required to maintain a business isn’t easy;
Make sure you pay yourself well enough to do the tasks you don’t like doing.
Charge enough to cover your time, operating expenses, taxes, and have enough left over for a profit.
Pay your taxes (sales, use, income, property, etc) and hire an accountant to partner with you.
When you know numbers and price yourself accordingly, you can be confident that chafrging anything less is stealing from your business or family.
Your clients are your boss, treat them well and they’ll be happy paying more for you.
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