VisionMongers Making a Life and a Living in Photography

VisionMongers Making a Life and a Living in Photography Voices That Matter For those who want to make the transition into the world of vocational photography staying true to your craft and vision while fusing that craft with commerce VisionMongers is a great place to begin your journey With a voice eually realistic and encouraging photographer David duChemin discusses the experiences he's had the lessons he's learned and the practices he's adopted in his own winding journey to becoming a successful working photographerWhen it comes to this personal honest combination of craft and commerce there is no single path to success Everyone's goals are different as is everyone's definition of success As such VisionMongers does not prescribe a one size fits all program Instead duChemin candidly shares ideas wisdom and inspiration to introduce you to and help you navigate the many aspects of transforming your passion into your vocation He addresses everything from the anxiety riddled uestion Am I good enough to the basics and beyond of marketing business and finance as well as the core assumption that your product is great and your craft is always improvingAlong the way duChemin features the stories of nine other photographers including Chase Jarvis Gavin Gough and Zack Arias whose paths while uniue have all shared a commitment and passion for bringing their own vision to market With VisionMongers you'll learn what paths have been taken what has worked for these photographers and you'll be euipped to begin the process of forging your own


About the Author: David duChemin

David duChemin is a world & humanitarian photographer best selling author and international workshop leader



10 thoughts on “VisionMongers Making a Life and a Living in Photography Voices That Matter

  1. says:

    I think I read this book at the wrong time to be honest If I could have read this two years ago when I jumped into photography it would have been a game changer It is geared towards the photographer considering getting into photography or trying to make the move to full time photography I'm glad I read i


  2. says:

    Wonderful account of the author's journey It's not a step by step guide on how to make it as a photographer There are plenty of those out there This is of a philosophical account of how David duChemin makes a living following his passion Well written with great case studies from other Visionmongers Highly recomm


  3. says:

    If you're so new to photography you've yet to shoot manual are uestioning whether you have it in you to start a business andor have never heard of Twitter let alone have an account then the content of David duChemin's VisionMongers may just be revelationary to youIf on the other hand you've been doing this for a while ch


  4. says:

    A great book for those considering a career in photography this book is full of ideas stories and information on what to do as well as what not to do David is a gifted writer who has a passion for photography and helping others This book will help you decide to go all the way or stay where you are Read the book make the choice


  5. says:

    David Duchemin is a wonder and this book should probably be reuired reading for photographers who want to make a living at it The subtitle to this book is Making a Life and Living in Photography Duchemin always prompts real thinking with his great uestions His photography is of course amazing and he is a teacher in the best sense of the


  6. says:

    If you are photographer considering going pro or even if you are already a professional photographer and just feel that you need some direction in your business this is a great read This is not a technical photography book This book assumes that you already know how to take good enough pictures to be a pro But it does give some pretty solid ad


  7. says:

    So far this book is amazing if you are looking for some inspiration in learning the photography business Although David deChemin says that This book isn't a a textbook an encyclopedic checklist or God forbid a system It's like a sketchbook of ideas wisdom and inspiration for photographers braving the water of vocational photography in particularly tur


  8. says:

    Definitely a must read for any photographer who dreams about one day making a career out of it Don't read this book if you're looking for any secrets Every story is about a lot of hard work persistence and even then you need some luck If after reading this book you're still optimistic then you probably have the right personality to do it Why'd I dock it one st


  9. says:

    a fantastic 'real world' look at photography but could easily be about architecture art painting any artistic passionI thought I would skim this book but I read it cover to cover in one sittingI love the interviews with the photographers and I love the organic feeling of how it was written much less like a manual and much like I had a one on one conversation with Dav


  10. says:

    This is the book you need to read if you want to work with passion in photography and not just as a hobby The only downside this book can't make you go do your work it can only inspire you to do so


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