When you are new to photography, you will probably dabble in a wide range of different genres, which is a great chance to discover what excites you most. However, if you decide to make a living from photography, you will want to consider specializing in a single area. This fantastic video features an experienced photographer explaining four reasons why you will want to narrow your focus when you turn your attention to making money.
Coming to you from Pye Jirsa with Adorama TV, this awesome video discusses why you should consider specializing if you want to be a professional photographer. A lot of this comes down to the issue of being a jack of all trades and master of none. Cameras are everywhere nowadays, and the photography marketplace is absolutely inundated. As such, if you are a generalist, it can be extremely difficult to distinguish yourself, simply because you are good, but perhaps not great, and there are a ton of good photographers out there. By specializing and devoting all your efforts to one genre, you afford yourself the best chance to develop the sort of skills and creative style that distinguish you and catch the eyes of potential clients. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Jirsa.