This is how it feels like to be an Amateur Photographer.
These Photos taken from my visit to the NY ’09 International Auto Show, they were all taken with my Panasonic LX-3.
In the past I wanted to do lots of things, which I did non of them, so I sat and thought why? and I found that in order for me to be a successful photographer who right books, train other photographers, give lectures, have photos that inspire people around the world, I should study professional photographers who have these aspects already, and fond out that they had to take the ladder one step at the time to get to were they are now, I always thought that there was no time, I should learn fast, I should get more good photos now, give lectures, courses all at the same time, well, I was wrong, there will always be time, and the more time I take the batter I will get.
Having photography experience is simply just not enough, I’ll give you an example, say I want to give a photography course, when people who are interested in the course ask about who is ‘Feras’ they must get back a solid CV, if I go to a publication and say I want you to print a photography book for me, they will ask ‘and what are your qualifications?’ I again should have a solid answer, answering any of them with ‘I have 4 years photography experience’ does not count for any thing alone, even if your work back you up, still you need a stronger case, wining a couple of internationally recognized contests will do the trick, even though I’ve seen idiots win contest with lucky shots, but when they get asked about there portfolio they wont have much to offer. To make the story short, what I need to be one good photographer is: Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been trying to get a photo of a mosque for some time now, but the weather and my exams are not helping much, and now that I finished my exam today, I will hunt for the weather I want and God knows how long will that be in Kuwait, but I recently got a photo that will hold my appatite for some time now, I hope you like it.