Regardless of how busy I get at work, I always make shooting street photography a priority. Why do I do this? Because street photography is my passion, and if I don’t make it a priority– it will simply get swept under the rug. It’s unrealistic to simply tell ourselves that we can go out and shoot when we have some time.

One of 5 invaluable tips Eric Kim shares on How to Shoot Street Photography with a Full-Time Job yet the principle is applicable to any style of photography you may practice. I work in retail so I don’t have a set schedule every week let alone every day so the question as to when do I have time to photograph comes down to how important is photography to me in the first place. I don’t photograph “whenever I can”. I photograph every time I can and that’s the mentality that makes a difference.