Control your spending means that you should not spend money that you have not yet paid. If money is not enough, much more promising to look for a new customer than a new camera. So easy spend the money if your business is sluggish and not intense, and you have a lot of time to convince yourself that you will be able to everything – and it will go, and income – as soon as you buy this or that. In rare cases, it is true. In most cases, these ideas are infertile, and better to wait until your case will allow you to develop and buy something than to base everything on the speculative, theoretical acquisitions. Should be viewed as a serious purchase reward for hard work and the emergence of income. Be flexible majority of British photographers who do not have studio, receive income from various sources.
Some combine a photograph with the work on a full or part-time employment. Those who are entirely dependent on the photos, combine revenues from the sale of images to publishers, catabatic agencies, conduct exhibitions, make calendars and greeting cards, write articles and conduct courses that deal with portraiture. Proportions can vary, but all of the terms of obtaining money from the various activities is quite wide. I doubt that in Russia everything is different. I guess this means that very few of these markets are large enough to ensure the work of many specialists, and for most people, you must have photographic and business skills in various areas to succeed. Similarly, the case with the portrait studio.
I see that the people there advertise themselves as a wedding and some commercial photographers. This all suggests how flexible you can be, to fill their time and organize work of his studio with maximum efficiency and effectiveness. By large, specializing in some narrow field is available only very successful, and only in certain areas, such as fashion, advertising and photojournalism, the way in which complicated and does not begin with a simple hobby. In these areas unlikely to get from an amateur environment. 'and additions of commercial advertising photographer: "Usually people have no idea what Labor stands to make a good photograph or to expensive commercial shoot. I give each client a small booklet titled 'That's what I'm doing, how I do it and why my prices look that way. " If customers will be able to understand what a difficult job you have, it stimulates them to pay good money. But if even after the booklet they ask 'Why is it so much', I politely refuse the order. Such people are never satisfied with anything in the future can ruin the reputation of the photographer, berating him on every street corner. "