Turning one’s passion into a profession is everyone’s dream. A beautiful panorama, a perfect glimpse in the early hours of the morning, when the city is still asleep. And who knows what other options we could mention! The art of photography is an immense, vast universe that always attracts great curiosity especially among the youngest. It often happens to dream, to want to transform a hobby, a passion for photography into a real job. But how can you become a photographer and what kind of choices will this professional have to make in order to be successful with your business?
Some photographers launch out of true passion, by vocation; others discover the charm of this world to round off the earnings of the first job. But one can not improvise a professional without knowing the basics and without having a clear idea of what this profession requires.
Camera is the best friend of a Photographer
Clearly the best friend of a professional photographer is his camera. Although he never tastes to have a bit of skill in post-production photo editing. How to use the camera and how to get to know it in depth depends on the subject and the amount of time and tests that will be carried out. Before studying, we look for possible models or areas to be photographed with the eye and then we proceed with the practice.
Nowadays it is necessary to look for something that activates creativity, which allows you to also share your work through a website or social networks, so as to create a complete portfolio. Step by step it will be possible to build a personal space that will attract more and more customers ready to request the service offered.
Becoming a Independent Professional Photographer
Becoming an independent professional photographer will then require, unless you want to work as employees, entrepreneurial skills, management skills, financial acumen, organizational and managerial skills and predisposition to the relationship with your customers.
Undoubtedly, in addition to the knowledge and skills, both photography tips and entrepreneurial in the event that you want to work independently, to become a professional photographer you will need to purchase all the necessary professional equipment (from cameras to accessories, passing through the lighting and for the software and hardware needed to edit and print photos, and so on). This will of costs rather high and for this reason become a photographer professional is only possible when they have a sufficient budget for the start of activities, and to meet at all costs.
Switching lives with a Photographer
But what if you just want to try photography for a day? You don’t have any experience and skills of photography but you just exchange your life with a photographer for just one day. The same experience has been done by Rohit Saluja when he tried to become a professional photographer for a day and clicked some of his pictures by copying the idea of professional ones. Rohit Saluja is one of the hosts of YouTube channel LIT (living in trend) and he always comes with awesome videos in his genre CYCYN (Can You or Can You Not) where he tries a full day to spend on different passion. In his latest video, he has captured a video where he is switching lives with a photographer (Neeraj Sharma) for a day. He also clicked some amazing shots and very comparable with the original ones. You must watch the outcomes.