Becoming a (relatively) high-paid wedding photographer is a tricky thing. To charge high prices, you have to be a bit of a egotist to believe you’re worth the higher prices when there’s so much lower priced competition out there. However, once you’re at the wedding, you have to toss that egotism out the window because people are going to be asking you to do all sorts of things, to the point of practically ordering you around….and you’d better take it in good spirit or you won’t last long as a wedding photographer.
Ultimately, you need to fully embrace the *utility* nature of wedding photography, while marketing yourself as an “artiste”. Letting either of the personas come out in the opposite context is a recipe for disaster.
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