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Creating a Sustainable Career: Advice from the Pros [VIDEO]

Posted by on November 17, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

How do you build a lasting career in photography? According to the three professional photographers and Nikon ambassadors—lifestyle/editorial shooter Dixie Dixon, photojournalist Deanna Fitzmaurice and portrait pro Matthew Jordan Smith—it takes more than just camera skills. Having a unique, memorable style, strong connections with clients and a true passion for your craft are also key ingredients to longevity in the industry.

The renowned shooters offered advice and anecdotes to an audience of emerging photographers and photo students at a Nikon sponsored panel called “Creating a Sustainable Career” during PhotoPlus Expo 2017. Moderator Holly Hughes, the editor of PDN magazine, asked about the steps each photographer took early in their careers that helped lead to a successful and enduring path in photography.

Want to learn more? You can see the full-length discussion in the video below.