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Right Moves: Good Cop, Bad Cop

Myrna Kresh



Myrna Kresh, has 30 years of experience working with emerging and established photographers. Formerly the Executive Director of the Advertising Photographers of New York, Myrna energized and expanded APNY’s Assistant and Emerging Photographer Programs and has a profound understanding of what it really takes to make it as a pro. Myrna is an industry insider, producing and representing visual artists, in their commercial and personal projects.

Dear Right Moves,

I work at a studio with a crazy ass studio manager. She is a controlling bully, who is a permanent wedge between the staff and the photographer we all love. Should I tell the photographer how miserable she makes our lives? I think he’d be shocked.

Bullied in Studio C, San Diego, California

Dear Bullied in Studio C,

My bet is that the photographer you all love knows exactly what she is like and needs that bad cop to balance out his being the nice guy. A studio manager works in tandem with the photographer. If you want to talk to your nice guy photographer, of course, you should, but don’t expect him to replace her. Keep me posted on this one, I’m interested to see what happens.

To submit your advice questions to Right Moves, send an email to myrna@myrnak.com.

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