This is the most recent photo I took with a friend, is was actually her first photoshoot, and this wasn’t planned, we just talk about it, and was like, let’s go do photoshoot here and now, the location for this photo was in their house, the light you see in her face was coming from the window, it was just a tiny bit of light from outside, for the camera settings, this was shot with
SS: 1/160 sec.
This photo means a lot to me, because this kind of photo/idea was actually my dream shot, I really love taking photos of eyes, it gives much more emotion to the photo.
Is expensive camera equivalent to quality photos?
Yes, and No. I know expensive cameras are expensive for a reason, they sure give a good quality image if you know how to use it properly, but what’s important thing you should have is the knowledge and experience, because even if you’re just given not the best but a decent camera, you can take a really good photos, yes, not totally sharp or high quality like expensive cameras, but the point is that you can still take a good and stunning photos if you have the knowledge and experience on how to do it.
What are the pros and cons of being a photographer? Please be specific.
The pros of a photographer is that, you have control of your time and schedule for your clients, but the cons of a photographer, especially here in the Philippines where they look down on photographers, and think what they do is really easy and not worth that much.
What is the best editing software for beginners and how is your editing process like?
Adobe Lightroom, if you learn the basic stuff in Lightroom through some youtubers, there you will start your own style of editing. it’s a long process but totally worth the time.
I know you like traveling for shoot or even for chill-out, can tell me where is the best place to be to do some shoot? and why there?
If you’re a beginner and aiming for portraits, I suggest go for Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, it’s a place full of buildings like Singapore, and is organized, although it’s prohibited to take photos in some spots in BGC, there’s still a lot of good spots there that is really good for portraits.
How did you go about selling your first photograph?
My very first photography service, that I was actually got paid was, a 1 year old baby birthday that was celebrated in Jollibee. It went really well and it was fun.
What makes a good photographer in your opinion?
I’d say, you should always be earlier than the model, you should always be humble, if someone wants to learn, teach them what you’ve learn from your masters, and someday they will also teach others what they learned from you. Never lose hope, you can always try again, we learn from our mistakes.
Name a photographer you would like to take a portrait of?
Charisma Lico or Kimi Juan.
What’s your favorite photography tip/trick
Look everything in a different perspective than the other.
How do you see yourself 20 or 30 yrs from now?
In 20 years from now, If the business me and my friend planned really starts and goes well, I would say, I will be really happy doing my passion as a Professional Photographer.
Any final message? Its your time to shine..
To all the people who inspires me, supports me, and pushed me hard through everything, even in times where I want to stop, you all didn’t stop and were still there for me, I thank you all so much. And for those who starting photography, never give up your passion, even if there’s only one person that appreciate your work, continue, improve, and soon there will be many.