The photography social media is abuzz these days with a new myth—that of the “Rockstar” photographer. A fledgling shooter can easily get the impression that the ticket to success is to become one of these fashionable icons—heavy on style, light on skill—who seem to spend more time in front of the camera than behind it. But the Rockstar myth is hurting a profession that already faces daunting challenges.
This book is the antidote to that puffery. It is written by Gary Fong, who earned millions in wedding photography before retiring at 42. But he didn’t do it by reciting affirmations, buying a BMW, or changing his wardrobe every six months and blogging about it. He did it by applying the valuable principles and trade secrets he shares in this book.
What you may discover, if you read this book, is that when you stop trying to be a rockstar, and start focusing on the process of being a thoughtful, client-centered pro, you just might become an... More > outstanding success.< Less