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  1. chuasam attached a file to the thread Best Camera for Beginner?.

    my vote is for Olympus. Here's a few shots with my EM10 III [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    P4220729.jpg P4220642.jpg May 21, 2018 at 1:09 PM
  2. chuasam liked ac12's post in the thread Giving Up.

    I gave up before I even started. While I was in high school, I had discussions with several pros. They told me about the non-glamorous...

    May 20, 2018 at 9:24 AM
  3. chuasam replied to the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    Back when newspapers existed

    May 19, 2018 at 9:46 PM
  4. chuasam liked Vtec44's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    It's true that the majority of photographers are not full time because it's hard to make a living with photography. I think it's common...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:46 PM
  5. chuasam liked smoke665's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    From what I've seen of @Vtec44 work I'd say he is representative of what a good businessman in any field should be. He produces a...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:45 PM
  6. chuasam replied to the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    Congrats then. You’re literally one in a thousand pros. I didn’t mean to actually ask for an amount rather than to prove how little...

    May 19, 2018 at 5:49 PM
  7. chuasam liked Vtec44's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    I generally don't disclose exactly how much I make because it's impolite to do so, but I'm the primary provider of the my household. I...

    May 19, 2018 at 5:48 PM
  8. chuasam replied to the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    Take net income before taxes, divide by total number of hours worked (anything photography work related, marketing, editing,...

    May 19, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  9. chuasam liked Vtec44's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    <--- full time professional photographer who makes more than poverty wages. :D

    May 19, 2018 at 5:01 PM
  10. chuasam liked KmH's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    Yep. Gary A. hit the nail on the head. The #1 reason they fail is that they lack business skills (marketing, salesmanship, accounting,...

    May 19, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  11. chuasam liked astroNikon's post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    People never seem to totally understand how a business makes money. but if you simply ask yourself what you currently do to make money?...

    May 19, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  12. chuasam replied to the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    The cake is a lie You can have tons of smarts and all that but are you willing to work your arse off for what really amounts to a little...

    May 19, 2018 at 3:46 PM
  13. chuasam liked Gary A.'s post in the thread Questions about turning photography in full-time career.

    Being a great businessman is more important for your success than being a great photographer.

    May 19, 2018 at 3:43 PM
  14. chuasam liked unpopular's post in the thread Singer used my photo for her business card.....

    It is the thread that never ends, it goes on and on my friend some people, started digging not knowing what it was then they'll keep on...

    May 19, 2018 at 2:55 PM
  15. chuasam liked ronlane's post in the thread Sam D. (again).

    Here is one more from my shoot with Sam. [ATTACH]

    42131701512_24bffdb5fd_b.jpg May 19, 2018 at 2:05 PM