Corey Gray: Quitting Your Full-Time Job to Become a Photographer
A few years ago, Corey Gray felt like he had enough momentum with his photography business to take the leap. Corey quit his full time job to pursue his own photography and videography business. Corey works spreads across fashion and athletic photography to Travis Scott and Billie Eilish concerts.
What We Discuss:
When it is okay to leave your full time job?
Doing Business with Friends
Understanding the photography industry and the seasons of peak business
Getting Clients: Hunting vs. Farming
The strategy to photograph famous music artists
Editing and Post-Production: Giving yourself options
Chasing Trends on Instagram
Stop worrying about audience opinions
Post photos that inspire you, not what you think others will like
Niche Work: Pros and Cons