Mentor: Carmen Chan

Ja Tecson
Jul 13, 2019

"Put yourself in situations where you're always being led to a new technique or approach that you can adapt to your work. There's no way to create your own style if you don't step out of the box and try something that other people aren't doing."

"The main thing I've realized thus far in my career is to keep pressing on and stay in your lane. Learn as much as you can about running your business and put systems in place that will help you manage your workflow (including accounting and marketing) and continue to try new things creatively but try not to be influenced by what you're seeing out there, or if you are inspired by something, make it your own. Your goal is to create images that only YOU can create and that resonates with YOU rather than shooting whatever style is popular or "successful"."

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