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Theo’s 3 best business tips for a crowded market

There is probably no better place than Curaçao to be a professional photographer. The views are unbeatable, the weather is always camera-ready and there’s always a new angle to discover. However, it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. Working on the island can get tough- harsh lighting and extreme heat come to mind- and the small scale of the market isn’t easy to navigate successfully. Want to give it a go anyway? Theo Meijer has some handy insider’s tips for the budding photographer. Less is more As a newcomer you might get tempted to ask an established photographer to mentor you, copy his or her style and take on every assignment you get thrown your way. Before you know it, you’re working crazy hours without much to show for. Sooner or later you’re going to realize that a) you’re a copy cat, b) your work isn’t getting any better or more………