You Need to Prove Yourself
So to start getting your first paid clients, you need to sort of show that you're capable of shooting the for the clients that you're gonna get. So in order to do that, you already need content of examples of photos that you've shot to put on instagram to show to people to get you hired. So how do you get that stuff? Well, a lot of times chances are maybe you shot a wedding in the past. Maybe you've shot your friend or your partner out there to use as examples. The big thing is to get examples to show people to get paid. Now, if that means taking out your friends and going to shoot head shots of their portraits of them, even if they don't need them, um you're gonna need them for your work in advance. Or maybe you're going to a wedding for a friend and you need to take a couple of wedding shots, you can take your camera along and even though you're a guest, just take some photos and ask them if you can use them for your website. The big thing here is that you need examples of work to ge...
t work. So it's time for you to take action with this. Take a break from the class if you haven't already and see about getting those photos together. Go look through your old libraries of photos. Try and start to see how what what photos you can use. That'll show your style of photo that will get you more work. If you don't have those. Get out there and start shooting your friends, your family, your partners go to events, start shooting some events, really take action and get that content that you need to start getting clients. Without that content, you're just not gonna be able to have someone give you their hard earned money to shoot for you.