Thephrase “fake it till you make it!” is thrown around quite often among aspiring professional photographers.Good idea?Maybe not…
I was browsing our awesome friends Fstoppers the other day and I came across this hilarious-but-almost-serious video done by the awesome guys at DigitalRev.This kind of entertainment may not be amusing to everyone, especially if you’re a veteran pro who is a bitter about the whole “fake it till you make it” trend.But anyway, here it is:
So, what do YOU think about “fake it till you make it”???Obviously, you can’t fake being a high-end studio photographer, especially when under the scrutiny of one of the world’s BEST studio photographers!
However, what about the gray area that isn’t so obvious?If you’re an aspiring pro and all your clients love your photos, is it okay to “fake it” a little and pretend like you’re highly successful when you’re just starting out?
In the immortal words of Chandler from “FRIENDS”- Can, open.Worms, everywhere…
If everyone can behave themselves and enjoy this discussion, maybe “Can ‘o Worms w/ Matthew Saville” will become a regular topic!