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Bobbi  S. Tomes
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/27/2005
 

A home based studio, sucsess for others?


I want to start a home based studio after I take some photo courses and get some good lighting. I already do sessions by word of mouth but dont yet feel ready to advertise untill I have completed those things. So, can anyone give me any feedback on the sucsess of a home based studio? Could you, say, make enough proffit to support yourself or would you be more likely to call it a side project? Can you bring in a steady monthly amount or would you potentialy be looking at some weeks or months with no bissuness at all? I want SOOOOOOO bad to make a career of photography but I have these panic moments when I think, this will always be a hobby and the money I make will just be covering the supplies I bought. Maybe I am just scared to take the plunge and just do this because I dont want to fail. I hope a few of you can tell me this can work, maybe give me some info on running a succsessful home studio.


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10/17/2005 8:42:59 PM

 
Debby A. Tabb
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/4/2004
  Bobbi,
You are welcome to join us on our Studio Photography Thread :
http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/qnaDetail.asp?threadID=19665

Now this link is part four- but you can catch up by reading parts 1,2,3.
and then let us know what you are having trouble with-since we started we have set up 4-5 studios.
wishing you thew very best in your ventures,
Debby


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10/18/2005 5:40:44 AM

 
Justin G.
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/13/2004
  congrats on the 20,000th thread! mornin debby!


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10/18/2005 6:23:09 AM

 
Debby A. Tabb
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/4/2004
  LOL,LOL,Good Morning You nut,
I hope you have a great day-
geuss what?
I'm taken today OFF!
well knida,cleaning the house,making a Turkey( I know it's not thanksgiving yet- But I have things to be thankful for everyday!!,lol) and finishing the Plaques for the golf Turnament.
But I'm doin' it all in sweats and at home with computer and coffee!,yeah!


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10/18/2005 6:29:10 AM

 
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