Finally, if you wish to be a photographer, you will need to be the best of them. This is because the competition of a photographer is very very high.
After all, although the demand for photos are high, most customers will only want the best photos, and therefore they will only find the best photographers in town.
Therefore, if you are a newbie, expect to be facing a period of very tough times at the first few years of your career, when you may not really be earning that much.
However, once you proof that you are an excellent one, you will be vested with jobs.