Advice from Editorial and Fine-Art Photographers About Succeeding in Advertising

March 23, 2018

By Conor Risch with Contributions David Walker

© Christopher Churchill

An image for Chevrolet by Christopher Churchill. Churchill started shooting for Chevy after a designer he’d worked with moved to a new job with the car company’s agency.

For photographers who are interested in creating documentary, editorial and fine-art work, advertising jobs can be an important part of building a sustainable career. Income from advertising work can provide the financial security that photographers need to live and to pursue the personal work or low-paid editorial projects that they’re passionate about. British documentary and fine-art photographer Venetia Dearden, for...

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