A&P Freelancing...

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    How would someone get into freelancing as a side thing? Do I just snap pics of events I go to and submit them to newspapers or local magazines? How exactly does it work?
     
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    Skill and experience helps... You just started, give it a while before you start asking for money.
     
  3. verbal

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    Of course. But I was just curious how it works.
     
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    I got lucky and knew people. :dunno: It helps a lot if you're a good talker and outgoing. It doesn't matter about the pictures as much as somebody they know and trust to get the job done.
     
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    I had a website with forums and one day someone made a thread and linked to a newspaper story. The GM to the paper saw it in their referrers and looked through my photos. Next thing I know I'm at the administration building signing a contract with 10 newspapers. I shoot as much or as little as I want and still get a check every month for the same amount.
     
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    10 bucks? sweeeeet
     
  7. verbal

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    Could freelancing be a side job? Or is it truely full time?
     
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    Freelancing for a paper is purely part time. The other freelancer I know shoots weddings/senior pics/ and newborns as his main job. And he really sucks at photography.
     

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