There are, it has to be said a lot of photographers where I live ... whilst there is undeniably plenty of work to go around, it's fair to say that we are all fighting for a slice of the same pie.
Over the last several years more and more photographers have popped up, by and large competition is a good thing. The bad thing however is all of us trying to stand out in the market.
So it's worth bearing in mind the following when pointing a camera in someone's direction
There is a fine line of distinction here it's not about having Gander Photography on your walls, it's about trusting me to do the job.
I'm a photographer I want to successful, be proud, be creative. However no matter how good I become, how popular I can be, how big the queue may get outside my door You are the rockstar, not me. It's just upto me to make you feel that way.