How to Not Be a Creepy Photographer

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There are photographers in this world that have forever been branded as being creepy. We’re not talking about Terry Richardson (at least not necessarily). Rather, there are much smaller names out there that tend to give the photographic arts a bad name. They’re not necessarily street photographers, or portrait photographers that try to sleep with their subjects, but instead they’re those who have ill intentions. While you may not be that way, it’s simple for any one of us to come across this way and the biggest way to prevent this from happening is also a photographer’s biggest strength.

More than being able to come up with cool and crafty ideas is the fact that a photographer can have people skills. While there are some incredible photographers out there with no people skills, we have to admit that life may be tougher for them in certain situations. People skills as a photographer need to be combined with having respect for your subject and your own image as a photographer in order to truly be effective.

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