Personality of a photographer?

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

Understand Process too, Not only photography

Mostly beginner photographer and other photographers believe in only pressing the shutter button, capturing photography and their passion. Today I am not writing about only photography and its important tips but beyond this. Which carries an equivalent weight along with photography passion. Most of the beginner photographer is quite confusing because they wanted immediate success, fruitful results, etc but your patience, business skills, technical knowledge, client handling, a great portfolio, understanding of light, project knowledge and many other things

Every beginner photographer must understand the photography profession and its process, requirement etc Capturing stunning photographs is really a great passion but there is one major step is required to be a successful professional photographer. there is a prominent professional process which you need to understand and follow which is quite important for those who are taking photography seriously and looking forward to being a professional photographer. 

Let's discuss this process

Every photography genres demand professional treatment for your passion. It's fine that you are good at taking better photographs but beyond this, you need to present yourself in front of your clients.

  • You must have a strong portfolio to show on your website along with the photographer's details to connect with the clients.
  • Must have good experience to handle clients, Client handling requires your strong communication ability. 
  • Must understand the client's requirement in details
  • Must have the efficient staff to handle your photography project
  • Must know which photography kit is quite efficient to shoot better because there will not be a re-shoot
  • Must have perfect commitment to deliver the project
  • Must have clearly mentioned your financial term and condition to avoid disputes
  • Need to understand your photography project and your client requirement correctly so that there is no dispute happen in future.
  • must have a habit to maintain the photography kit, you need to carry neat, clean and shining photography kit, Its also introduce you as a better photographer.
  • Never delay in delivering the project
  • You professional habits also help you to grow as a professional photographer. Remember
Marketing Job
  • One has to be better salesperson no matter what he is offering to sale to the client and customer
  • Must develop your salesman skilled because you have to compete with your photographer competitors 
  • Must have a professional website, emails, social media, blogs etc so that you can sell yourself better
  • Must have good communication skills to market yourself.
  • Must have a good testimonial to share on website etc
  • Only true commitment and better images help you to regenerate the business from the same clients
  • Never misguide your clients
  • False commitment will never work for a good and long-lasting business relationship. 
  • Over-commitment will also stop you to grow, Think wisely before committing any business deal and contract.
Official Contract
  • Must have an official contract mentioning all the term and condition, this avoid disputes and other unexpected problems.
  • Always go for a written contract or commitments, Say No to verbal commitments. 
  • Always mentioned Do's and Dont's in the contract

Conclusion- There are so many pillars on which all the business stands, Please stop thinking that only amazing photographs can make you a professional photographer. There are so many hidden things involved, which exist from time to time when you explored photography as a career. I hope this article will help you to understand the photography business and process.

Keep experimenting, Have wonderful and happy photography life to you all

Photographer & Blogger Prasenjeet Gautam ( has captured the above-posted image. INDIA


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