An excerpt of Chapter 2 of the book: DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer On Medium. Photographers note: IT GETS WORSE You know what sucks? You’ll never be as successful as you were on your first day taking pictures. The first time you pick up a camera you have no … More Chapter 2 up on Medium.
I’ve been away from the computer doing a HABS photography project at the Presidio of San Francisco and while I was away DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to become a Professional Photographer hit 51% funded today! Thanks to all my terrific backers and get ready foranother barrage of e-mails and social media for the … More 51% Funded!!!
Review copies going out to the press as we reach 35% funded!!!
Another quote from the book: DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer on Kickstarter: DONT BOOK link
“Photography is the easiest art, which perhaps makes it the hardest.” -Lissette Model Photography Quote from page 2 of the Don’t Shoot Book.
Eloquent Light, Craig Varjabedian’s Workshops in New Mexico, featured the DON’T SHOOT BOOK in their latest VIEWS & NEWS/GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS newsletter. Thanks Craig!
I told you DON’T SHOOT wasn’t about empowerment… Here’s the first quote of the book. Do you have the mania?
Here’s what we looked like on Kickstarter’s “new photography page” this morning at 9:14am. Only 31 days to go. Now it’s up to us to make this thing happen. Wish us luck (or better yet pledge as little as a dollar) to see the Don’t Shoot book come to fruition.
Here’s my Kickstarter video for DON’T SHOOT | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer: Link to the project on the KICKSTARTER site.
Late night listening to Dirty Loops and getting ready to send out mockup DON’T SHOOT review copies to start off the #Kickstarter tomorrow. Thanks to Zack Arias for the quote on chapter 28. I guess I still have a use for that 26-year-old light table.
Looks like all the preparations are in place and we launch September 22nd. I’m all giddy.
If It Ain’t Broke … Don’t Fix It. If you love taking pictures and have no desire to become a working pro, then don’t buy my book, but read this! THE OPEN LETTER TO AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS ON MEDIUM
Comments welcome! Here’s the link to the PRE-release Kickstarter. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/clickittycat/1548322854?token=95477c1a
Here’s the final header image, ready for primetime. I’m especially proud of the fact that the letters were photographed on a smartphone just to prove I did a book cover without all my fancy equipment.
The launch is upon us, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, ONE …