Pro photography - become a specialist or generalist?

Featured Friday, 22 June 2012 01:10

Should you become a specialist / niche photographer, or a generalist?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Let's discuss!

Gear used on this shoot was:

 

D800: http://goo.gl/Szpby
Gitzo GK2580 Traveller tripod - http://goo.gl/y41iA


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  • Comment Link Sheryl Saturday, 07 July 2012 05:26 posted by Sheryl

    Great tips and information to consider for all new photographers trying to figure out which direction to go in. Much appreciated!

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  • Comment Link Gene M Carter Monday, 06 August 2012 17:30 posted by Gene M Carter

    Great Work! Your videos are well thought out and planned. Lots of good information and some great ideas, keep on going!

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