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

Product Photography for Online SELLING

  As we all know, online selling business is now growing day by day or I must mention It is now in demand, people are buying a product from online stores like Flipkart, Amazon, Mantra, Snapdeal and many more. Buying from an online store is quite easy, hassle free, time-saving shopping, avoid traffic jams, parking problem and top of it you get a good discount from time to time. You can also compare pricing by visiting other stores and get a better deal. It is a new trend in the business and I Must say it is a flourishing business and also for their selling partner.  When you know that you are shooting products for online selling purpose then you must read my article and go through the important tips. One important thing to remind that you are shooting not only for your client but your client's customer so you need to take better extra precautions. This can be your continuous job means can get the one year contract or more to keep shooting all the products which have to be launche

SHADOWS plays an equivalent role.

  This time, I am not going to discuss finding the great light, morning light, golden hour light, harsh light, soft light and other important light for the photography. Today, I will discuss the shadows, how to use the shadows to capture a better image. Like a coin, It has TWO sides one is obverse and second is the reverse side, in a same way photography has two sides, one is light and another second is shadow and both compensate to create a better photograph. Also, I would like to mention that shadows play an equivalent role as same as light plays in photography.  One must remember that shadows itself shape the light and draw the attention to the light and mix with the light to create an iconic photograph and create lots of interesting opportunities for a photograph to capture the stunning shot.  Let's discuss the few important tips to use shadows and add to the photograph.  Focus - The shadows help the viewer to focus on the darker part of the image and draw the  user's atte

Happy World Photography Day 2020

  Photography is MORE than a Medium for factual communication of creative ideas. Happy World Photography Day 2020 to you all Well, we all know that COVID19 has pushed back all the business, services, products, sports etc. But photography is the only medium that can pursue to find the interesting subject even in house arrest or lockdown situation etc. Always remember Sometimes living or facing an unexpected situation in life can teach you important & fruitful lessons for the future. But nevermind, we are the luckiest child of GOD. Let's shoot today and let's shoot in an unexpected situation, In India, there is a raining time and I hope we can explore good natural things to shoot.  Let's break the Rule :-) Shoot with the available camera and lens, even mobile can work to capture Shoot with the prime lens,  Avoid zoom lens, choose a macro lens to shoot Create a story with the rain or whatever weather is there Choose to shoot to an uncommon, different subject, do not shoot

When client under-estimate you?

We all know that we all are suffering through COVID19 epidemic. This epidemic situation affected all the businesses, all human being, killing people every day and must say almost everything. Day by day we are suffering through this very badly and where no positive hopes are visible easily because No COVID vaccination is launched positively in any country.  Now in this situation, there is a major impact on the business especially entertainment, sports and other industries etc. Now there is less business for Photographer, videographer, scriptwriter, fashion designer, fashion stores, actors, models, and other endless services providers.   Recently I have encountered one episode where my clients were asking me an 80- 90% discount for the product shoot. I was shocked to hear his pricing,  I said BIG NO and  I choose to walk out without discussing the project. Well,  This episode urges me to think about this situation and encourage me to write a small blog on this.  Now, this article is abou

Take full control of your PHOTOGRAPH (400th Blog)

  Completed my  400 Blogs successfully Today Thanks to all my readers for supporting me throughout the years and years. Their humble supports always helps me to explore, research and share the correct content, tips, techniques and experiences of my photography journey and career.  Well, today I am writing this article how you must take full control of all your stunning, great, incredible, wow photographs etc before something happens wrong against your photographs.  Every photographer is always concerned to shoot better in all the condition, he always takes care of the camera setting, photography content management etc but mostly photographer hardly concerned with some point of view who protect him as a photographer throughout his career.  Let's discuss a few important points to protect photography career. Storage - When the shoot is done then your first job is to store all your images in the protected devices.  Always have 3 layers of data storage to save your photographs like you

PRO Photography Kills Passion Sometime

  Professional Photography kills your creativity and passion sometimes. I hope, this article may surprise you how come pro photography kills your creativity skills or ruin your passion.YUP this is true when you are established as a pro photographer then there are lots of unreasonable, irrelevant choices, decision, painful challenges etc hidden/happens in the entire photo shoot from beginning to the delivery of the photographs Let's discuss the few things which I have experienced while shooting professionally.  False commitment - When you are shooting for real estate, interiors and exteriors, Industry, products etc Once the date is finalised to shoot and you have already discussed the shooting requirement like mentioned below The site must be neat and clean to shoot Staff and worker must have a proper uniform Furniture should be polished well Lighting must be working well  Shoot time is 6 am  No scratches on the product But the client never works for this, When you are landed along

Buying USED photography Gears, A good Idea

The moment, we enter the world of photography as a hobbyist or amateur photographer and then we come to know the cost of photography equipment which is quite expensive to bear in the beginning. Most of us are students, dependent on the parents or no regular source of income. But what to do in this scenario because we have chosen our passion as a career. No bank ever provide support with any credit card, loan etc. Even no financial help from our friends at that time because we were at the same level at that time.  Even I faced this problem when I choose photography as a career. No financial support to buy a good camera and lens, anyhow I managed to buy my basic DSLR and lens. The moment, I came to know that this is just a beginning, in photography, you require different expensive lenses and other accessories for different photography genres to shoot better photography. That movement I thought to drop the photography career because "Photography is an expensive affair" But gradu

Close-up SHOTS

Close-up shots are those shots who communicate with viewers so deeply. It is one of my favourite genres, where no background required only tight framing is required. Close shots mostly happen in film making, television production, still photography, macro photography, portrait, street, wild etc. Close-up shots display the deep details but do not include the broader scene at all means does not cover other content to create a story. Close-up shots speak much more or convey a strong message to the viewers.  Let's discuss how can you take a better close-up shot to give a new height to your photography.  Plan only Close-up shots - When moving to shoot portrait, street, wild etc then plan to shoot the only close shot, no to wide-angle shots, no background shots and no other long shots, only tight framing shot, only close shots. This determination will take good close-up shots out of you along with good details.  Zoom Lens - Must add zoom lens into your kit like 70-200mm, 18-105mm, 200-50

Never Leave a LOCATION

"Never leave the Location" I hope this title may sound you little different. But I assure you this is one of the important things to remember when you are on the indoor shoot or outdoor shoot. When I have understood this then I realize this importance of this topic, that improved my photography level. Maybe you will be a little confused about this topic and not leaving location how can help the photographer to improve your photography.  Let's discuss how "not leaving location can help"  Indoor Shoot - When shooting products, models, portrait and other. When the shoot is finished and you are about to pack-up. So here I advise that never ever pack up so quickly. Follow a few important steps before leaving the studio or location. Check all the photographs like carefully like focus, lighting, background and must check that you have shot the things as per your client's requirement. That part is very important if you leave the studio or location without checking

Types of Photographer ?

Whenever we introduce ourselves as a photographer to the clients, people and others. We probably encounter with one common question " are you a professional photographer or freelancer?" This question confused you to answer and even you ask yourself the same question. But there is no confusion at all, it is just a matter of understanding the difference in between both types of photographer.  Today we are going to discuss the types of photographer, I hope, this article going to clear your doubt about types of photographer.  Amateur/beginner Photographer- This photographer shoot for the fun, enjoyment etc and shoot the family, friend etc and enjoy the art photography. They preserve the memory, moments in a shape of photographs for so long. They shoot with the current camera like mobile, digital and hardly carry DSLRs or any professional camera. They do not opt the photography as a career but they enjoy the photography. They do not care about photography technology, equipment, ba

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