> > Hi Guys (and girls, of course :),
> > I thought that this would be a good place for me to ask a few
> > questions of those pro gurus out there.
> > I have always sort of thought that I would like to become a
> > professional photographer, as I am a keen hobbyist since I bought a
> > digital and could finally afford photography, although my career path
> > has never really been headed in that direction. I'm interested really
> > in all kinds of photography, from product shots, to cars, to
> > journalism, to sports and glamour. Well at the moment I am at a kind
> > of turning point in my life, and have decided that this might finally
> > be the time to start trying to put my dreams into action.
> > I was just wondering if any of the people from this newsgroup who work
> > as professional photographers could tell me a little bit about their
> > job.
> > What do you do? What's the thing that you like most about your job?
> > What's the thing you hate most about it?
> > What's involved in a typical day?
> > What else do you think I should know before I invest my time and
> > effort into this?
> > Also, what would your advice be to a person who has little
> > professional experience on how to actually go about getting a job in
> > this area? I don't really have the equipment or cash necessary to go
> > freelance by myself, so I guess I would have to become an assistant or
> > a trainee. Should I go out and do a course in this area? Work
> > experience??
> > Is there a good place that you know of that I could find out a bit
> > more about this? Sites, forums, etc?
> > Feel free to send me replies via email if you don't want to post to
> > the entire group, although I do think that this would be an
> > interesting topic for everyone to read.
> > Thanks in advance everyone. aus.photo is a great little community,
> > Andrew
> > --
> > Andrew
> > PS. Please remove SPAMKILL from email address to reply.