How to have my photography appreciated, or mean something?

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Re: How to have my photography appreciated, or mean something?

Flowchart wrote:

If you really want appreciation - and no I am not talking about likes or upvotes on social media you could try shooting local events, companies or even local historical buildings / sites, people who are interested in these things are usually highly appreciative of the documentation.
I've told about this before on this site but here goes again, I often walk around with my camera and whenever I met someone walking their dogs I began asking if I could take a couple of photos of them. It immediately became evident how much they love their pets and I always made sure to have a chat with the owners; even the most grumpy owner lit up when talking about their dogs -

the result was somewhat overwhelming with the PMs and tagging on social media, so much that I got bored - but it also gave me local recognition and non-canine related offers. This was a couple of years ago and I am currently thinking of an exhibition or a book as many of these dogs have passed away but the still mean a lot to their owners.
People with a deep interest in cars/bikes is another passionate group, as ar store owners.

Bottom line, shoot peoples passions.


I won't hijack you thread but here are some photos to illustrate what I did.


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