5 Pros and 5 Cons of Being a Photographer

Being a photographer isn’t all good, mostly, but not all.

It is just like any other normal job, except for the fact that we don’t have a solid monthly income, with it’s ups and downs, good times and bad times.

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Pros                                                     Cons

You see simple things, like light, in a different way.                    It is a freelance business, with a lot of competition.

You notice the beauty in everything surrounding you.                 Equipment is expensive and delicate.

You express yourself in an art form best suited to you.              Insuring equipment is just as expensive as replacing it.

You meet interesting people.                                                       You also meet difficult people.

You collaborate on interesting projects.                                       Photography is a luxury.

Photography most definitely is not easy, but it is rewarding.