6 things not to say to a photographer

Whether you work for a design agency or you're on your own as a freelancer, you're bound to come into contact with some pretty frustrating clients. Whilst there's no easy way to escape clients from hell (opens in new tab), you can use their ridiculous requests for your own inspiration.

A couple of weeks ago we brought you an entertaining series of typography posters from Zerouno (opens in new tab) that collated all the ridiculous quotes they've received from clients over the years, under the heading Things not to say to a graphic designer (opens in new tab). Well now they've done a follow-up called What not to say to a photographer (opens in new tab).

Anyone who's ever tried to earn a living from professional photography will wince in horror at some of these irritatingly common comments and requests...

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Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity (opens in new tab), published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.