Started by ianbutty, September 03, 2016, 05:18:43 AM
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Quote from: Cindy on September 04, 2016, 01:40:57 AMI've been a member here since 2005, but I rarely have time to visit. I got an email alert with this question. This is something I've been thinking a lot about lately so I thought I'd answer. I have been working as a full time photojournalist for a USA Today network newspaper for 16 years. My biggest challenge is confidence. It doesn't seem to matter if I get a front page, full page photo or a magazine cover, I struggle with a confidence issue. At 52, I feel like I'm winding down my full-time career and this is by far my biggest regret. I'm not sure this can be taught but it sure would be a piece of advice I'd give! Be confident and if this is something you struggle with, never go to work for a publishing company as a staff photographer.
Quote from: jimmyjimmy on September 04, 2016, 09:02:33 AMMy biggest is private property. Much of the time the best shots are not achievable from the road, or the property line. My challenge is getting permission from the owners (many of whom you can't find). I will always live and die so to speak on my own merits or skills. Just getting the correct POV (point of view) is critical at times.
Quote from: BigSkyKen on September 04, 2016, 06:15:11 PM One of my biggest challenges is around creativity. In particular, I strive to capture familiar scenes and subjects in fresh and unique ways.
Quote from: LaughingPeppers on October 31, 2016, 10:34:02 PMThis is quite an interesting question. The biggest challenge I have and the only thing I can think of is the lack of funds to go to beautiful remote places that I often see in National Geographic Magazine.
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