We had the good fortune of connecting with Dennis Sosa and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Dennis, what habits do you feel helped you succeed?
I feel that maintaining relationships has been a habit of mine that I believe has been a huge factor in the success of my business. It can be very easy for you to fall into a thought pattern of, “ok done with this client and now on to the next one.” Viewing and treating a client on a more personable level lends longevity to the business relationship.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Getting to where I am today wasn’t easy. I had a very huge speed bump 6 years ago that derailed everything and it took a lot of work to get back on track. It took a lot of patience and belief to get myself back into the right mindset to continue pursuing photography as a career. Even today I am still growing and learning as a photographer. The growth is never ending no matter what I am doing. I’ve learned that although you may have plans for the direction you want your life to go in, life has other plans and you have to be prepared to pivot and adjust.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I would 100% do a road trip along the California coast. There are so many beautiful & scenic locations we would stop at and not to mention the tons of great food. It’s really overwhelming the amount of places to see and restaurants to eat at. But the must do’s would be Avenue of the giants, Cypress tree tunnel, Big Sur, & Muir Woods national monument. Food wise I would definitely do Underdogs Taco shop in San Francisco. Then there’s Marios Peruvian here in Los Angeles. There’s just too much good food out there.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
It’s very cliche but I will have to say my friends and family. It’s really hard to narrow it down to just one person. I really do have a tight network of amazing friends, in addition to family, that have been very supportive with any and all of my ventures.