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Start Your Own Photography Business

Do you love taking pictures? Do friends and family ask you to bring your camera along to gatherings? Maybe you’ve even photographed a wedding or two. Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about making money with your camera.

Pick a Niche

There are a lot of photographers out there, so as with any small business, it’s easier to get into the field if you have a niche market like alternative energy photography or taking pictures at concerts. You can start with senior year photos and weddings, but there is less competition if you choose something unusual. Taking pet portraits is a niche market and if you like animals, it might work for you.

Upgrade Your Equipment

While you probably don’t need the top of the line set up to start your business, you need to make sure you can take high-quality pictures that people will pay for. In …