The Myth of Work-Life Balance

May 28, 2013

By Denise Schipani

© Joel Sartore

Photographer Joel Sartore spoke with PDN about how he balances his work and family responsibilities in our article "How Photographers Keep Their Work and Life in Balance." Above, his kids Ellen and Spencer play around in the living room while surrounded by his photography gear.

Anyone who is in a creative profession, in which passion is part of the equation, and also self-employed, struggles mightily with work-life balance (read our article “How Photographers Keep Their Work and Life in Balance” for real-life stories from professional photographers about how they fulfill their work and family responsibilities). Maybe it’s better to jettison that phrase, and the concept...

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