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What Starcraft Has Taught Me About Running a Photography Business

Mon, 09/06/2010 - 06:48 -- Doug

  • Get up early if you want to play.

  • Act decisively. Time and resources might seem unlimited, but the person who moves fastest to maximize what they have always has the advantage.

  • Don't sit around waiting for the action to come to you—it will, and when it does you won't like it.

  • Don't waste money on expensive and unnecessary upgrades.

  • Don't get fixated on just one project to the detriment of others.

Integrity

Sat, 08/21/2010 - 18:25 -- Doug

You’ve just hired a photographer to do some work for you. He arrives with a brand-new
Hasselblad
and accessories to match.

“Nice!” you say. “That must have really set you back!”

“Naw. There’s no way I could afford all this. I stole it.”

What do I think of the cage? Are you KIDDING me?

Sat, 08/14/2010 - 06:44 -- Doug

"Ok, honestly? I'm a primate. I don't philosophize much. They feed me, clean my cage, and I'm safe from predators. I sure could use a TV and some smokes, though. Everyone loves a smoking monkey—am I right? Oh, and love the retouch, Doug. Thanks! It's so hard to get a good picture to send home when I'm stuck behind this glass all day."

Before
Before
What do I think of the cage? Are you KIDDING me?
After

P.S. As it turns out, I also do retouching for humans. What's better, it's included in your shoot! Talk to me for details.

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