27.9.15

Are there any short cuts to become a photographer?



As with any other discipline for photography also there is no short cut in this world for success. Short cuts may be there but it will not weather the test of time. So it’s time to make the fundamentals right and climb the ladder slowly to achieve your artistic goal. The below video give a birds eye view of how to lay the foundation to photography and how to build on the foundation. Good luck.

The photographer's foundation of knowledge can be represented in the form of a pyramid. The pyramid is very strong at its base. The very reason why it could be built very tall.

Similarly if you want to take your photography to great heights a strong base is required.

The technical details and knowhow forms the base of the pyramid for the photographer's foundation of knowledge. Upon which one can solidly build an artistic platform for self expression.

Please view the video to understand the photographer's foundation of knowledge in a visual form.


A photographer's foundation of knowledge


One would have noticed that the typical terminologies used in photography like, focusing, exposure, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, camera details all come under the technical aspects of photography. And as we move up the pyramid the technical aspects slowly merge with the artistic elements. Any ways technical aspects in photography is an integral part as its the very nature of this medium of artistic expression.

One may have noticed that technical aspects can be learnt and perfected in a few weeks to months time but the artistic process is an evolutionary one. 

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