Wedding is a great event and this event is a celebration of cultures, people, food, romance and a lot of socializing. Obviously, this gives immense scope for photography whether it’s cinematic, candid or stage photography. The themes of the wedding may be different according to the religion, culture, likes and preference. If the couple is an adventurous sort, they would like a wedding in another country or they would like a beach wedding. If they like to stick to tradition, they will have it in the same city they live in .So, first if the photographer is able to understand his customers’ requirement and the location properly, he will be able to bring out the beauty associated with a single place. The minute he has understood the location and the different things he could can capture in that places, he is definitely taking a step towards better photography.
We spoke about the different kind of weddings that can happen based on the customers’ requirements and the way he can exploit that into different photographs. But now we are going to speak about the things he needs to have or know before taking up photography as a hobby or a profession. If he is going to he is take it up as a hobby, then he may not need to know as much as somebody who is in the profession for a career. But, whether he is taking it up as a profession or a hobby, there are some things he should know, have or master.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself – Henry miller
Photography is a beautiful profession. But, with the lack of interest , if you just want to do it for the rewards, it may not be the profession for you. To pursue any profession and get rewarded, you may need to take interest in it; otherwise, soon you may find yourself vanishing from the scene.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers – Plato
Knowledge is important for any field. Taking good photographs is about knowing what exactly what to do with the camera and knowing the different features in it to take proper pictures. You should have mastered functions of each button so that you don’t even blink for a second when the shoot is going on.
A NICE CAMERA
Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important. Capture the good times. And if things don’t work out, just take another shot – Ziad K Abdelnour
However good you are , if you don’t have a good camera, you don’t have anything.The initial investment of buying your camera should be done. Also, the research needs to be done on what camera you need. Even though the initial investment may be a little costly, investing in a high quality camera is a wise idea.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn – Benjamin Franklin
In any industry, you have to be able to learn. Haven’t you noticed industry experts mention terms like ‘learning curve’, that’s only because if consistent learning takes place, your learning curve will look fabulous.
Knowledge is of no use unless you put it into practice – Anthon Chekhov
You may be bored of the phrase that practice makes a man perfect. But, it’s extremely true because if we lose touch, then there is no learning and especially in a field like photography, it sure is all about your passion levels and how updated you are with the market trends.
KEEP YOUR BLOG OR SITE ACTIVE
Activity and rest are two vital aspects of life. To find a balance in them is a skill in itself. Wisdom is knowing when to have rest, when to have activity, and how much of each to have. Finding them in each other – activity in rest and rest in activity – is the ultimate freedom – Sri Sri Ravishankar
Be it the picture of a smiling puppy on the road or of an old man stowing his cart, it is important to keep your blog or website active. Photography should become a way of life for you. Even when you aren’t working, you should be able to see the beauty in things and the possibility of how that beauty can be translated into a good picture. That’s what passion is – when the lines between work and leisure begin to blur. Use your passion and keep your website or blog active, so that you are seen as someone dynamic, updated and dedicated to your profession or hobby
Just like any profession, photography is an art and science. The science has to be learned and pictures you take show how artsy you are. The future of photography is going to be massive and for those who want to take up it full time, they are on a roll but hey that’s only if they are willing to put in the hard work.On a higher note, photography can actually formulate a perception about the person or the company you are and the kind of work you do.So, challenge yourself and be immensely successful.