Photography Passion Vs. Profession: Which Path is Right For You?

When photography is your passion, it comes with a host of benefits. But when it’s your job, it’s a whole different ball game.

Often, people first pick up a camera out of passion. “I’d love to make nice photographs,” says the newbie. After some time, they invest in some gear, and they enjoy the infatuation stage of their new hobby. Later down the line, they start making good photographs. Friends and family may even say, “you should do this as a job.” Enthusiastically, they reply, “wow, a job as a photographer. That would be a dream come true!” Or would it?

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