If you want to make it as a freelance photographer, you’re going to need more than talent with a camera. Surviving as a freelancer means tending to the business side of things as well as the creative—you need both to be a successful freelancer. Here are five simple things to remember that will help you knock it out of the park.
1. Invest In Equipment
The adage that you need to spend money to make money is just as true for you as a freelance photographer as it is for any other business person. If you aren’t willing to spend the money on quality equipment, it shows a lack of ambition, commitment, and professionalism. Remember, you should give your clients the best experience possible when they use your business. If a client is paying you to take photos for them, part of what they are paying for is access to that professional camera equipment.
As well as the camera…