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Don’t Let The Door Hit Your Ass

“I hear another one of our photographers quit.” I say to my Supervisor during one of the slow points in the day. “Yeah.” The Supervisor says and shakes his head.  “He’s gone.  I had to go and pick up his studio and he wanted to talk with me, but I had nothing to say to […]

It All Works Out In The End

“You just gave me two Nonbuyers in a row.” The Passer says and stomps her foot like a two year old. “How am I supposed to make any money when you do that?” “I tried to get them to take more portraits.” I say in mild irritation. “But they refused.” For a long time I […]

Part of a Dying Breed

“Well, we lost three Photographers this week.”  The Passer says with a shake of her head. “Two of them were good, too.” “It’s not a job for everyone.” I say. “Some of these young people, they have this thing called, oh, a life.” Most of the Photographers that I have met since I have been […]

The Rules Are Rules For A Reason

“We have been able to Grade the Passers for years by checking their Sales Averages and Frame Counts.” The Manager say to the small group of Photographers in this meeting.  “Now we are going to be able to do the same thing with the Photographers.  We have a new system in place to Grade the […]

The More Things Change

“We’ve got a new set guidelines we want you to follow.” The Manger says with as much enthusiasm as he can muster. “Here are the details.” “Hmm.” I look over the list and I am already doing everything it suggests. “I am already do everything listed here.” “Well, you could do it better.” The world […]

Kiddos

“Go away.” The little girl says as I move in close to her and rearrange the props and background. “We’re just going to turn you the other way now.” I say as I lean down to the two year olds level. “Go away.” She says as I move her. “Go away.” Kiddos are the best […]