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Photography Pros And Cons

Pros and Cons of Setting up a Photography Business

There are a plethora of reasons to consider turning your interest in photography into a fully fledged business. In this blog, we will explore the pros and cons of setting up a photography business.

Pros of setting up a home-based photography business

-Getting  paid for something you enjoy doing
-The flexibility that allows you to start part-time or full-time
-The chance to meet new people
-Travel to and from new places
-Capture essential events in other people’s lives
-Be your own boss
-Have control

Like any business, there’s going to be peaks and troughs and times, especially in the beginning when you’re trying to establish yourself that you may wish to throw in the towel. Let’s consider some of the downsides you should know with any home-business.

Cons of Starting a new  home-based photography business

-Can be expensive initially to set up, if you don’t already own your equipment
-Customers can be extremely picky or challenging to work with, especially at more stressful events
-Working weekends, so you’d be away from your family
-Takes time to build a decent and steady stream of income

Turning a hobby into a business can bring joy out of the activity. However, it’s something that needs to be well thought out and requires weighing up the pros and cons. We have put together 15 Steps to Starting a Home-Based Photography Business to help you.

Wondering what packages to sell can also be a difficult decision in the beginning. That’s why we’ve put together photography packages for new start-ups. Why not have chat about our start-up packages for new photography businesses? contact


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