One of the benefits of being your own boss is you get to decide what clients you take on. As a photographer, there are several reasons to steer clear of certain potential clients. I’m sure the reasons will differ with each photographer. Here are my Top Ten Reasons to turn down a potential client.
No Call, No Show. When I don’t get a courtesy call for a session that is already scheduled, I feel that it’s a disrespect of my time. And we all know, time equates to money. My time is also valuable for many other reasons. The most important reason is time with my family. If I’m "stood up" on a shoot, it is very rare that I will work with this client again. The best way to fix a situation that comes up and you cannot make a scheduled time, is to call and let the photographer know that your plans have changed. I know I am more likely to reschedule a shoot with a person that respects my time enough to let me know what’s going on.
Will Not Listen. In any type of photography shoot; it is ke ...
Read More →