Classes and workshops are a great way to learn the skills that will let you take great photos, but they don't teach you how to be a photographer. In What They Didn't Teach You in Photo School, Demetrius Fordam will help you make the transition from talented amateur to respected pro, building your own personal brand and business on the way.
Passing on hard-earned lessons from a successful career in commercial,editorial and lifestyle photography, he shows how to snag the best internships and assistant roles, impress at an interview, develop an amazing portfolio, form strong relationships with clients, and lay the ground work for your own successful career. With a fresh design, and distinctive real-world photography, this the crucial companion that will make you, and your work, stand out.
About the Author
Demetrius Fordham is a professional commercial, editorial and lifestyle photographer based in Brooklyn. Born in Stuttgart, Germany and raised in Denver, Colorado, Demetrius studied in Santa Barbara and at the New School, NY, worked for iconic photographers such as Sheila Metzner and Kurt Iswarienko, and was first assistant of celebrated commercial photographer Doug Menuez before striking out on his own. These days his client list includes names like Condé Nast Traveler, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Steve Madden, and Philip Morris International. Location: Brooklyn, NY.