Chapter 14. Wrapping Up

“It is survival of the fittest, but the fittest is the best marketer, best communicator, best financial manager, best adapter to new technology, best businessperson, not necessarily the most creative or best photographer.”

— JIM PICKERELL

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A group of six Tahitian kayakers row in an outrigger canoe across the channel near the small fishing village of Teahupo’o, in Tahiti.

My intent in this book was to strip away some of the glamour from the perceived “wonderful life” of a professional photographer by describing the real-world working conditions, the pressures, and the incredible amount of work that goes into every image. ...

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