How many times have had a conversation where you told someone that you’re “just a photographer” when asked what your profession is?
If you’re like most photographers, it’s probably happened many, many times.
Would a doctor say “Oh, I’m just a doctor”? No, of course not, they would probably say to whomever that “I’m a doctor”, and it’s probably the same for most professionals.
So why is it that as professional photographers, we more often than not tell people we are “just a photographer” like it’s something that should be dismissed quickly or unimportant to anyone?
Well, New York-based Fashion photographers Jeff Rojas and Miguel Quiles believe it’s time for us to stop being humble, be proud and own our profession!
Listen to their thoughts on the subject below.
See Jeff Rojas on the Main Stage at ProFusion Expo
In his presentation, Jeff will guide you through the fundamentals of Men’s Portrait and Fashion Photography including studio workflow, essential posing, lighting and editing techniques.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
Jeff Rojas is an American Photographer and author based in New York City. His primary body of work includes portrait and fashion photography that has been published in both Elle and Esquire.
Jeff also frequents as a photography instructor. His teaching experience includes platforms like CreativeLive, WPPI, the Photo Plus Expo, Imaging USA and APA.
Also published on Medium.