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How to Become a Professional Photographer

Steve Sherk, Professional Photographer

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11 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Intro to Becoming a Professional Photographer

      2:06
    • 2. Starting Out Locally

      2:26
    • 3. Creating a Website

      7:33
    • 4. Registering as a Business or Not

      3:26
    • 5. Using Social Media to Gain Exposure

      6:27
    • 6. A Smart Strategy for Google Adwords

      2:17
    • 7. Networking Within Communities

      2:01
    • 8. How to Price Yourself

      4:46
    • 9. Additional Costs to Charge the Client

      4:36
    • 10. Pitfalls to Avoid

      4:59
    • 11. Your Project & Class Conclusion

      1:08

About This Class

Have you been an amateur photographer for a long time and ready to earn some money doing what you love? It's easy to get overwhelmed with where to begin and how to start - especially if you have no professional connections.

This course shows you the basics of what to do in order to start earning an income by shooting photography professionally.

Comments, feedback, and questions within the class are encouraged!

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Steve Sherk

Professional Photographer

Steve Sherk is a professional photographer with a diverse range of interests and experiences.  Born and raised just outside Minneapolis, MN - he quickly developed an interest in culture, travel, music, and photography.  This led him to eventually living in various parts of the world including Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Honolulu, HI; and Seoul, S. Korea.

As a professional photographer, he has been trusted and has provided photography for major international c...

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