Keen amateur photographer? Make some money from your hobby.

Marketing x Commitment2 = Exceptional Have you heard of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ansel Adams and David Bailey? Of course you have. But why have you heard of them? Do you think that Cartier-Bresson was the only competent photographer working in Paris in the twentieth century or that Ansel Adams was the only person photographing the Sierra Nevada? And David Bailey, why is he so famous and the dozens of other photographers working in London in the 1960's aren't? Why are these people so exceptional? The answer is that they had the required technical skills, their marketing was spot on and they had one hundred percent commitment. If you intend to pursue a career as a self-employed photographer this article may be of some help to you. It won’t be easy and there will be bad days of course, but remember the equation above, sort out your marketing and give the job your all. Assuming that you are technically up to speed there is no reason at all why you should not make a good living or a useful second income from the craft that you love.

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Riverside at Stiffkey – a romantic Norfolk holiday cottage

Located on the North Norfolk coast, Riverside Cottage at Stiffkey is a cosy romantic hideaway definitely designed for two. As the name suggests, the river is literally at the bottom of the garden and you have a private sundeck with views across the river valley meadows to the hills beyond. Privacy and peace and quiet are assured at this well-equipped luxury Norfolk holiday cottage. If you like to walk, the Norfolk coast path is only a short distance away. So pack the walking boots and binoculars and head for this area of outstanding natural beauty. It is attractive in winter as well as summer - you can snuggle up near the log burner and enjoy a bottle of wine in the evenings and take some bracing walks on the marshes during the day. There is a good local pub if you want some company and excellent restaurants not far distant. Stay at Riverside Cottage and enjoy North Norfolk - I guarantee you will return. Read on for full details.

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