Dixie Dixon: How to Succeed in the Fashion Industry

On this video photographer Tamara Lackey talks to Dallas-based fashion photographer and Nikon ambassador Dixie Dixon about getting into the fashion industry, some of the hard work required and how to succeed.

Dixon talks openly about the hardships of becoming successful fashion photographer. The industry is dependent on personal connections and getting the right connections can be difficult even for the more experienced photographers – let alone for beginners (Dixon mentions that she cold calls people and expect about 1 in 20 return calls).

The second part of the video shows Dixon at work and so does the new video Dixon recently published (below):

Dixon on Her Path to Success


Last year we published a much longer interview with Dixon conducted by Aaron Nace from Phlearn which you can check out here on LensVid.

You can watch more videos of interesting photographers on our photographer section here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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