Lord help him. He’s working at Goodwill.

Q: ZACK, I JUST APPLIED FOR A JOB AT GOODWILL AS AN E-COMMERCE PHOTOGRAPHER FOR $9.50/HOUR. WILL I HATE MYSELF IF IT’S OFFERED AND I TAKE IT? OR CAN I JUSTIFY IT AS HAVING A “JOB IN PHOTOGRAPHY” IS BETTER THAN NONE AT ALL? THANKS. YOU ROCK.

A: May God bless you and keep you and help you grow. Seriously.

You’re about to embark on a fairly monotonous and boring job for little money. But you’ll be taking pictures. I spent two years photographing apartments for apartments.com. I spent another year photographing really bad home decor knick-knacks for an import company. When you dream of photography and dream of being a photographer, being an e-comm photographer for Goodwill is not part of that dream. I get ...

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