Social media is great. It’s also an annoying, disingenuous, time wasting, soul-destroying evil entity which can have a dramatic negative impact. Perhaps that was taking it too far? I’ll start again. Social media is useful, but it can hav
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This article asks an excellent question which transcends photography.
Even though I often speak against the numbers game, I totally see where it can affect business owners out there. Thick skin or not, it's human to wonder why crappy photos and posts seem to get the viral treatment on platforms like Instagram or Facebook, while quality content gets overlooked.
Max Bridge is right when he says not to use social media as a benchmark for your worth as a photographer. And, I would even say that you never know who is listening.
Even if your work doesn't garner a lot of engagement, just remember that those who take the time to comment and/or share matter a lot more than those who look past you.