Meet Power Player: Tarik Sparks -Photographer and Studio owner
Let’s get to know Tarik Sparks of Tarik Sparks Studios. This young entrepreneur is an amazing photographer and chef who loves to tell stories with photography and film. Check out this Miami-based Power Player.
What service does your business provide?
Food Photography and Video
What inspired you to start it? What problem do you help customers solve?
Showcase chefs in the Miami area.
What have been some challenges?
Finding clients and the right people that would like to share their stories. I can take photos of the food on the menu, but that is just a start. I want to really take on restaurants as clients that want to showcase the back of house and front of house. It’s a great way get the full backstory on a restaurant and the industry.
What skills have you used to pull it all together?
My background as a chef has helped me as a Food Photographer.
What are your main keys to being successful in business?
As of now I would say, doing the work that not always fun, but gets results. I feel there is some type of formula to business. Staying consistent is key
Favorite me time escape?
Beach, traveling and meditation.
What would you like your legacy to be? How do you wanna be remembered?
I want to be remembered for producing films around food and different cultures.
Any last words of advice for an entrepreneur just starting out?
Always get 50% upfront.
Any recommended reading -a book that helped your business or your personal growth?
Shoe Dog – Phil Knight, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, and Outwitting the Devil – Napoleon Hill
How can our readers reach you?
On IG @TarikSparks_Studios
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