17 Types of Photography: Which Niche is Right for You?

 

The best thing about being a beginner and aspiring photographer is that you are free to explore virtually every photography niche there is. Fashion, photojournalism, sports, events—armed with a camera, you can try it all out and improve your skill at the same time.

But as you gain more experience in photography, you’ll find that it’s hard to master a specific style if you don’t stick to it. In fact, it may be the very thing that could be holding you back from being successful in a particular niche.

In this article, we’ll help you understand some of the most popular niches in photography, what they’re like, and how you can excel in each of them.

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Myths of a Successful Photographer

Myths of a Successful Photographer

When it comes to being a successful professional photographer, there are certainly many misconceptions. Knowing what some of these misconceptions are and how to avoid them can help take your business to the next level.

When a photographer finds a passion for photography and decides that they want to take that passion and make a living out of it, photo enthusiasts can be zealous to start their own business. If a photographer doesn’t have a strong background in business and marketing, the journey to becoming successful can take many detours and ultimately may result in frustration and abandonment. Here are a few common misconceptions about successful photographers and what you can avoid on your road to success.


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The art of selling: Davenport businesses help local artists make a living

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Weeks before Bon-Ton announced Younkers stores would close across the country, Lisa Mahar quit her 11-year position with the company to pursue being a full-time artist.

“I worked in retail as a visual person for like 20 years. But it came to a point where I was just a number; I wasn’t even a face anymore,” Mahar said. “That was really scary to jump ship. I kept asking, ‘why did I do this? Why did I do this?'”

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