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We asked commercial, food and wedding photographer, Quintin Mills what important piece of advice does he have to offer other photographers that is perhaps not commonly talked about.

Quintin Mills: This is a hard one, but advice I would regard as important if someone offered it to me would be to shoot more personal work. It offers an opportunity to explore different styles and options and to experiment more. It will build your skills/technique without the pressure of a client wanting results, and most of all I think, it can take you to your happy place where you will remember why you love looking through a viewfinder.

Other than that always sign a contract, always take a deposit (retainer), shoot as many options as you want to, backup after every shoot, and always say please and thank you.

For more of Mills’ photography, head over to his website.
If you would like to read up on more advice from professional photographers, check out the rest of the Canon Series of articles. 

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