Should You Photograph For Free? This Diagram Should Answer Your Question.

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This graphic seems to be making its way around the photography interweb this week, but I couldn’t help but jump on the bandwagon. My assistants will often ask me if they should do certain shoots for free as they build their careers, but I always steer them clear unless there is a DIRECTLY beneficial or charitable outcome from the project. Anyway, this diagram is pretty hilarious, while also giving pretty accurate advice. Click the image to see it bigger.

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One thought on “Should You Photograph For Free? This Diagram Should Answer Your Question.”

  1. It is amazing how true this is! This is my first view of it and I have to admit, I was tempted to post it on my website to deter “will you work for free” clients… but I was well behaved : )

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