Being a 'successful photographer' isn’t about money, followers or awards

Amy Shore
(Image credit: Amy Shore)
Meet the pro: Amy Shore

Amy Shore

(Image credit: Amy Shore)

Amy is a UK-based photographer and photojournalist who focuses mainly on car and motorbike-related subjects, working for clients such as Lexus, Renault Alpine, Jaguar Land Rover and multiple publications. She is also a Nikon ambassador.

What does it mean to be a successful photographer? Perhaps one has to earn a certain amount of money? Or have a certain number of social media followers? What if one had the fame and following but struggled to make a living? Would it make them a successful photographer but a terrible businessperson? And what about those international award-winning photographers whose images we admire? Is the multi-award winner more successful than the one-time award winner? Or the awardless?

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