In a world filled with tutorials and workshops and webinars and so much free educational content it could make your head spin, the mentor-mentee relationship is too-often relegated to the “unnecessary” bin. But getting a photography mentor can be one of the most important steps you ever take in your career.
In this video, Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens talks about why this is. He gives 6 reasons why a photo (or video, if that’s your thing) mentor can up your game and move your career forward; then he follows that up with 5 different ways you can go about getting one.
Of course there are a lot more than 6 reasons why you should seek out a mentor if you’re serious about a career in photography, and many more ways to go about finding one, but this is a great place to start: