The Perils of Posing As a Professional

The money quote for me on Gordon Lewis’ story:

Am I saying that you should never under any circumstances accept professional work if you aren’t an experienced professional? Not quite. What I’m saying is that you should be damned sure you know what you’re getting into.

A good thing to remember is that receiving a slew of compliments about your photography doesn’t nececssarily mean you’re ready to shoot professionally.