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Steve Jobs did not invent how Apple makes the products that are loved by so many. Why would I say that he was a genius but his idea of controlling a high-end brand from start to finish was not something unique, Baron Philippe de Rothschild did that in the early 1920s?
So you have that camera and you are a photographer. Sooner or later someone will ask you to use it to make a portrait of them. You will get that shot composed, exposed, edited and delivered to your subject. Maybe you even give them more than one, or if you are lucky enough, paid for one or more than one. You eagerly share that image on Facebook and you get the required likes from the client, their friends, and your friends. All is well and the next damn day they post a selfie in a bathroom mirror with the crappy phone flash on and you never see your hard work shared again.
Welcome to doing business with the Millennial Customer. I had this all thought out and ready to write this past weekend but that is when it occurred to me.
I watch a lot of Joe Edelman videos on Youtube. He has said, based on my poor memory, group shoots suck for making portfolio images. I used to disagree with him until I really started looking through my photos recently and realized how on the money he was. Networking or group shoots are not portfolio making events, unless...