As a creative, do you understand your value? Many don’t and sometimes that can be problematic. Note: I was a graphic & web designer in the past. I’m now a full time photographer, (digital content director, if you’re fancy). I will speak for creatives as a whole, but specifically with my experiences as a photographer.
When starting out many creatives fall into 1 of 3 categories (if not 2 or all 3):