Pursuing My Passion for Photography

Hi hello everyone, my today's post is about why I love photography and how I start photography. I like cameras since the time I was studying in high school when I was invited by some friends to be a model for their photograph. I became curious and then began researching cameras, but due to our tight budget, I was not able to purchase it. However, I continued to look into it.

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I attended college after finishing high school and studied pharmacy. As a student and part-time worker, I spent and saved some money to buy a secondhand camera - a Canon 600D photo cloud and a basic 18-55mm lens in order to satisfy my passion for photography.

When I came home from school and didn't have any work the following afternoon, I would always go out with my uncle to take pictures around the city. My uncle used a Nikon camera that was different from mine. My Canon 600d camera was used to shoot landscapes in many places around Viet Nam while I was traveling with friends. In addition to taking landscapes, I also enjoy capturing everyday scenes. I have a hobby of exploring the beautiful spots for shooting when I visit a new city.

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Within two years of graduating from college, I worked as a pharmacist. For me, 2018 was a turning point. I no longer loved office work-I found it to be extremely stressful and boring. In order to learn more about camera composition, I followed a photographer on an adventure.

I became increasingly interested in photography after the trip with him and decided to begin shooting wedding photos with a Nikon D610 camera, a 35 focal length lens, and a flash. When I first started out, I didn't have any photography equipment, but thanks to my uncle, I was able to borrow equipment and asked him to train me more. I'm so grateful for what he did for me.

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My experience working in wedding services has allowed me to witness many couples' love stories. My clients were very satisfied with my work and it motivated me a lot when I was able to capture the happy moments in their lives. It is very popular in my country to provide wedding photographs. This brings me a good income, yet what I appreciate most are the stories, the tears, and the happiness I feel from the couples.

Apart from wedding photographs, I enjoy taking pictures of landscapes, and sunrises and sunsets are good moments for me to capture. My preferred lens is a 35mm lens and I have used the Nikon d750 until now. I still keep the canon 600d, I still use it sometimes. Since it was my first camera, I have a lot of good memories associated with it.

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As the covid epidemic spread worldwide in recent years, all industries were seriously impacted, including my wedding photography business. Through this time, I've been able to slow down and take a closer look at myself. Despite the present situation, I am willing to continue living my passion as long as I am able. I wish everyone safety and strength during this challenging time. Everything will be ok.

P/s: I already asked permission from my friends in the photos for posting Thanks for reading and have a nice weekend.

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