How to Find Out if Photography is For You

Before you jump into the water and declare that Photography is your passion or that you want a career in photography, you have to first check yourself times over so that you will not be wasting your money, time and effort.

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Though photography careers are very compensating and rewarding, it is not for everyone. It may work for others, but it does not mean that it will work for you.

Therefore, you have look inside you and see if indeed, you are will be happy being a photographer

Do you find yourself making online purchases for cameras and lenses because you cannot find it in department stores?

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What are the advantages of knowing that photography is for you?
  • When you know that photography is for you, you will gain more interest to learn and improve your skills. 

Photography is an expensive hobby or business. You need to invest in materials and equipment that will enhance pictures so that you can get the best shots.

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When you know that photography is for you, you can start learning the skills and basics through any photography for dummies book and other photography lessons. 

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So how do you know that you will make a good photographer?
  • When you are at social gatherings, are you usually handed over with your friends’ cameras?
  • Do you feel you are not included in most shots because you were the one who took them?
  • Do cameras, lenses, and other accessories catch your attention while you are at the mall
  • Do you find yourself magnetized towards these areas?
  • Do you find yourself researching online about everything related to photography?
  • Do you find yourself making online purchases for cameras and lenses because you cannot find it in department stores?
  • Do you often hear compliments about your photos even if you were only using a point-and-shoot camera?
  • Does any person with a DSLR camera make you turn your head for a second look?
  • Does it interest you more than a celebrity passing by?

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If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then you are a hundred percent interested in Photography.

However, you need more than these traits to really be sure that you can sustain your interest and become an excellent photographer. 

For now, these are enough to determine your interest in photography for it is with interest that you grow your hobby into a passion.

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