Feeling confident enough to start selling.

Q: HOW LONG DID IT TAKE FOR YOU TO FEEL CONFIDENT ENOUGH IN YOUR WORK TO SELL IT TO OTHERS? I’VE BEEN INVITED TO LIMITED ART SHOWINGS, AND NOW EVEN HAVE A REGULAR FLOW OF LOCAL CELEBRITIES WANTING TO SHOOT WITH ME. THIS IS SOMETHING I LOVE, BUT I’M NEVER CONFIDENT THAT MY WORK IS WORTH SELLING. HOW DID YOU MAKE THE LEAP?

A: How did I make the leap? Like this...

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Nine years ago I basically did this. That capsule was a day job. The earth was photography. My day job was taking me further and further away from what I really wanted.

When Felix Baumgartner opened that capsule door ...

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