Must Read: Chip Litherland’s Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers

 

“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.

2 Responses to “Must Read: Chip Litherland’s Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers”

  1. Advice to aspiring webcomic writers | dvafoto

    […] John Allison has a short 10-point manifesto to aspiring webcomic authors in the UK, but it might as well be aimed at freelance photographers. It’s a lot of straight talk about why clinging on to past ways will not work going forward. Works well as a companion piece to Chip Litherland’s Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers that we wrote about yesterday. […]

  2. Melissa Lyttle’s Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers… (who are still at newspapers) | dvafoto

    […] a counterpoint to Chip Litherland’s excellent Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers (previously on dvafoto), Melissa Lyttle has written an Open Letter to Newspaper Photographers… (who are still at […]

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