Getting your first big break as a freelance photographer may be the largest hurdle in one’s pursuit to become a successful staple in the industry. But the avenues many creatives follow to achieve this may not be the best in regards to time, energy, and resources.
In the incredibly beneficial video below created by a.a. productions, Brad Smith, the Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated, explains what it takes to make it in the photo industry, and how to best make use of available resources to professionally and effectively get your work in front of the right people. Smith also highlights some of his interviewee pet peeves, detailing how to ensure all facets are covered before stepping into his office.
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