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4 REASONS TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. Ep. 6

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“It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.”

Alfred Eisenstaedt

If you are searching for a reason to get that camera you always wanted but was afraid to spend a reasonable amount of money on, maybe this episode is for you. 

We asked  4 Los Angeles photographers what were their reasons to become, and strive to improve their professionalism in photography!

The full interview is available of YOUTUBE.  For your convenience, here is the transcript of it as well.

@cerlov: So I used to do it just for my friends for fun, but mostly I just really enjoy just capturing just awesome moments and just preserving them, which I thought was like the coolest thing. The people’s awesome, you can capture that moment and get that one specific look and it just lasts a lifetime, so I love it.

@ayala.cr2: I’m in love with capturing time, freezing the moment and knowing that you’re never going to get it back, so that’s probably what got me really into it. It’s just knowing that there’s an opportunity for you to capture a moment. I originally started shooting skateboarding, that’s how I got into it. It’s occurring and then one day it might become a classic shot, so that’s really got me into it.

@meech213: My mom, she was a photographer, and she would constantly take photos of the family get-togethers and something about me always was like, “You know what, I can take a better photo if that’s the case. If we’re going to do things like that, I can take a better photo.” And I’ve always had digital cameras as I was a child. She would always send me photos of just pictures of when I was a little baby, and it was just like, “Okay, cool. This is my purpose.” And so I finally saved enough for a camera that cost me, it was at the time $237, but I was in Wisconsin, so I wasn’t making the money that I’m making here. And finally got it and I just said, “You know what, let me just go at it and keep doing it.”

@joon_balloon : My father was a photographer and journalist back in Korea and the United States, so I always had an interest in photography. And recently I was able to just sort of, you know, get some people lined up and buy a camera and that’s really just what made me start to do it.

 

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