We’re going to learn about how one photographer has significantly changed lanes and has made a totally new career path for himself. I think a lot of people have an interest in doing this and today we get practical advice for how to go about making this happen.
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Let me tell ya, I’m so thankful for Chris and the time he spent with me here. There’s a few takeaways I have for myself and I’ll talk about those at the end, for now, let’s head on over to the conversation and I’ll be back afterwards with a few more thoughts.
Chris, thank you for being here today. Welcome to the show!
Main Topic: Changing Lanes
Tell us a bit about yourself. How did you get into photography. Whatever you’d like to share with the listeners. Types-genres of photography you do.
Where you are now: Out of Chicago. Briefly tell us about this organization.
Where you were before: Teaching
What caused you to change? What was the first inkling that you needed to make a change, and how did it become a reality?
How many events does OOC do each year (in a normal year)? You have a special event coming up somewhat soon, tell us about that.
Anything else you’d like to share?
Takeaway #1, I really resonated with the idea of just doing your work and putting it out there. Don’t be afraid. Do listen, and refine as needed, but get it out there.
Takeaway #2, This conversation has really helped me recalibrate my “why.” Why I do what I do is more important than what I do and as I thought about this over the last few days I realized I was getting a little sidetracked and not focusing on my why.
Many thanks to Chris once again, and to Rick Sammon who suggested I get in touch with him. It’s been and amazing summer of great conversations with several wonderful people. I know my life is better for it and I hope yours is too!
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