“Decide what you are going to do when you lose your job. It may or may not happen, but assume it will. You have to have a Plan B. A Plan C. And a Plan XYZ.” -Chip Litherland, “Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers“
Well worth a read to any photographer out there, Chip Litherland‘s Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers is a wake-up call. It’s geared to newspaper photographers, but if you’re a student or freelance, the letter’s got a lot of good, real talk about what it takes to make things work in this business. Go read it now.