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Demetrius Fordham

What’s New? You Are! Tips For Those Just Starting Out

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Every photographer started somewhere (usually the very bottom). And though it’s difficult to imagine—especially when you’re just kicking off your own career—the truth is that all the successful photographers you admire were all “new” at this too once. That in mind, I tracked down 20+ professional photographers, photo editors, and industry leaders and tapped them for advice on starting out in a new industry, as part of research for my book, What They Didn’t Teach…

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What They Didn’t Teach You in Photo School

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Since the beginning of my journey as a photographer eight years ago, I’ve witnessed so many developments that have reshaped the industry for working photographers today. Earlier this year, I wrote a book entitled “What They Didn’t Teach You in Photo School,” and as part of my research I solicited the expertise of over 20 photographers, photo editors, consultants and industry leaders. Here, I’ll share some of the things they shared with me about the…

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