Should I Work For Free?

Being the huge fan of the barter system that I am and this being the holiday season, along with being fresh off of the Thanksgiving spirit, it seems that the banter of working for free is in the air. Chase Jarvis talks about it, David Hobby over at Strobist is talking about it, Doug Menuez is talking about it and Kenneth Jarecke talks about how it has always been going on. It obviously seems that the holiday season is not the only time of year when photographers are feeling kind. I have been shooting pro bono photography work for a …