Shoestring Startups

Freelance photographer

Opportunities for freelance photographers are everywhere. Weddings, sports teams and special events are key sources of business; magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies and corporate marketing departments also rely on independent photographers for stock art, specialty photographs, brochures and Web-site images. If you have a good camera and an artistic eye, you can turn amateur picture-taking into a professional photography business.

Start-Up Cost: $1,000

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This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

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