Personality of a photographer?

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I have always faced this question " What personality traits do photographers have" Beginners often keep asking this question like what makes the photographer different from other people, what kind of attitude he must carry on.   According to me, every photographer creates a different known space in the world of photography by adding his creatives, different thoughts, a different aspect etc.  "Photographers need to be artistic, meaningful communication through his photographs, original creative ideas and all he expresses his true expression. He is well able to influence others"  A few important things need to be followed by all the photographers. He need not be conventional. Must work in a professional manner and convince others with his creative photographs Must respect his photography kit and always keep maintaining the kit because sometimes your maintained kit also express your passion.  He must pursue a good character and behave nicely, professionally. He mus

Grid in Photography?



I hope you must have heard this name "GRID" several times in the world of photography and must excite you to explore "what is this grid". Well, our today topic is to explore Grid, what is this and why we use this in the photography and what are the effects while using this. Is this really useful for the photoshoot? 

The Grid is one of the light accessories, light modifier and looks like in the shape of the honeycomb and whose job is to create a dramatic, soft light effect on to your subject. Grid controls the light and the area of coverage. This grid easily fits in front of the light, reflectors, softboxes to create the soften light. 

As our job is to create amazing light effects, stunning photographs by using different light modifiers as discussed in my earlier blogs too. The grid is one of them and which can be used to creates dramatize photographs. The grid is quite cheap and can be attached to your softbox, the metal grid can be attached to your reflectors 

There are end numbers of modifier available in the market and can be used as per the shooting requirement. Even if you have captured the desired shot with xyz modifier then also you must try to re-capture the shot with different modifier and feel the difference and this exercise will improve your creativity along with perfect knowledge of using modifiers. I used to suggest to my students that you have must every kind of modifiers or a good collection of the modifiers into your studio or photography kit. One should also improve his/her modifier knowledge along with the camera setting etc. 
All the modifiers are available in all the different sizes in the market, choose as per your desired and start experimenting. This will convert you as a portrait photographer. 
Keep experimenting, Have wonderful and happy photography to you all. 
Photographer & blogger Prasenjeet Gautam (www.prasenjeetgautam.com) Image courtesy - Google.

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