Advice from a Photo Agent to photographers (and most other creatives) trying to succeed in the current workplace and a tough market.
In the 15 or so years I have been in this business, I have represented almost 20 photographers and consulted with countless more. I am proud to say that many of the photographers I represented when I first started are still with me today. That is one of my most proudest career achievements.
I share this with you because I want to be clear that the letter below is not based on any one experience with any one photographer. Instead, it is based on years of experiences with not only my current photographers but with the ones I consulted with, gave advice to in conversation, ended relations with, discussed with other reps, read about in articles, listened to at speaking engagements, met at events and kept in touch with over the years.
I write this letter in the hopes of starting a conversation between agents and photographers that will…
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