Life's work - LC240002

Style, discomfort and the life's journey. Damien Lovegrove on photography

Here on M-dash I have often written on the importance of style and talking control of one's photography, one's life and career. It is important to be different, to be one's self; not simply replicating the sort of images others have found successful, or indeed trying to repeats one's own previous success.

startup, new start, business planning, business, style, comfort zone, creative process
New start, back on track

Sabbatical ends, full steam back to former career

As Easter approaches I am coming to the end of my sabbatical. I took a year off to properly understand the opportunity I had to change my life and what I want to do with it. I have sorted my ideas out and it is full steam ahead. Exciting times.

startup, new start, journalism
Build on previous success

Business start-up. Photography and writing

Time to get started. With the new year has come some decisions. I now have a strategy for my relaunched photographic business. It is definitely a case of out with the old (approach) and in with the new.

new start, startup, business planning, strategy
Honfleur dreaming

New Year and a new start

Happy New Year to all our readers; you both know who you are! After taking a sabbatical during 2015 it is time for me to ramp up the effort on my photography and writing. It is time to get all those new projects and ideas moving.

new start, startup, business planning
Blowing own trumpet. The Gorgeous Chans

Time for new thinking. Blow your own horn!

The advent of digital photography on top of the earlier birth of the Internet created an epoch, it heralded a new era. It will be both liberating and challenging at the same time; once we come to accept that the world of freelance photography has changed, and understand what those changes mean. We will indeed need to blow our own horn!

business planning, marketing, sales, startup
Perhaps not all the extended family, but then there are friends as well ...

Involve family and friends in business planning

Starting and running a business rarely fits into a neat nine to five routine, so it will not affect just you but your family and friends as well. As you embark on an exciting new venture, make sure you have their support. They can make or break your dreams.

business planning, startup, new venture

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