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If you’re willing to make photography your main source of income (or at least an important source of your overall income) you'll need to sell your work to a diverse clientele. Some clients are great, even though they are serious when establishing their expectations. But others can be very tricky, and you need to take care of them before it becomes a problem. We have talked about the importance of a portfolio and how to price your photography work with an easy-to-apply formula. Now we're going to talk about certain client behaviors – ones that you should beware of, and might even be healthy for you to reject.
Knowing when to say NO is extremely important for a healthy and sustainable photography business.
Creative minds are difficult to work with if you have not set your scope – first, because changes will be recurrent, and the ideas could be so wild that producing them can be very costly. Many things can be done when, and only when, the budget is precisely formulated and approved. If not, things just won’t happen, and you need to let the creative mind know this fact.
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