The Story of a Freelance Photographer Podcast helps small creators who want to create big things by sharing with freelancers and creatives how to stay motivated and inspired to survive the challenges of being a freelancer and build the business and life you have always dreamed of with everyday practical tips and advice.
Host Morgan Nesbitt shares his story of escaping the 9-5 rat race as a mechanic to a full-time freelance photographer and content creator with the goal of helping freelancers and creatives to “not be a cover band” because “cover bands don’t change the world.”
The Comparison Trap
The comparison trap is something we all fall victim to, it's unavoidable and extremely painful as a creator. The comparison trap is often seen as negative, but what if i told you there's a lot of positives to take away from the comparison trap?
In this episode, I share with you how you can find ways to better your creative skills, business and mindset by being in the comparison trap
You Don't Need to be on ALL The Social Media Platforms
A common misconception is that creators have to be on all the social media platforms, that they have to create content for all the platforms and engage to be able to grow their brand.
Although being on all the platforms presents a lot of opportunities for a creator to grow it does have it's downfalls and negativity that it can leave on a creator.
In this episode, I go through my thoughts on the topic of do creators need to be on all the social media platforms and why I don't think you need to be on all the social media platforms.
Things Change ALL The Time
In the freelancing business world, just like any world, things change literally all the time and that's a lesson a lot of freelancers, business owners and entrepreneurs need to understand and adapt to.
How to Deal with Criticism Online
When we share our story online or any piece of content we automatically subject ourselves to criticism.
It comes with the territory
Criticism is a touchy subject and a tough thing to handle, it can honestly make or break us, it can push us to create more or to never create again.
Handling criticism is essential to our growth and to our mental health so in this episode of The Story of a Freelance Photographer I’m going to try help you handle online criticism better
Why Consistency with Photography Is Important
Consistency in your photography is an important aspect of your career in many ways.
The reason for this is because consistency often translates to trust and credibility as a creator
When a client sees consistency in your images, they know EXACTLY what they are going to get when they hire you.
But there's a bit more to it than that, tune in as i explain
The Importance of Teaching Yourself New Photography Skills
The Importance of Learning New Skills as a Photographer
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.”
That’s a quote from one of the most successful entrepreneurs in modern history, Henry Ford.
What it means is that you can always learn something new. This is especially true in photography.
Digital photography gives photographers many ways to keep on learning new things.
Some new things will involve learning a new process or technique, some are centered on learning how to use new equipment, while others require us to adjust to new trends and needs in the marketplace.
Whatever it is it’s always... ALWAYS Important to learn new skills and it this episode I explain why!