I am determined to grow as a photographer also help you with whatever I learn in the process. The question is, 'Are you'?
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Welcome to The Lensed, a growing community for aspiring and enthusiastic photographers. You guys are the people who are brave enough to follow the passion you have for photography.
What will you find on The Lensed
- Tips and tricks for upgrading your photography skills
- Guides on ways to grow as a professional photographer.
- Ways to make money as a photographer.
- Tutorials on tools that make a photograph worth watching, and photographer worth hiring.
- “How to” guides for various ways and strategies for increasing your photography business.
I began this journey of photography 5 years back, (frankly, it started way back in when I was in school) with a Lumia device. Just like other new buds back then I too worked very hard taking fantastic photographs. A bit late but I bought a DSLR, I learned using it and decided to teach others about being a better photographer.
I started by crawling in this industry and I don’t want enthusiastic photographers to start that way. Hence I am on a mission to teach everything that I have learned over the years and I will be learning. I am working hard so that you to RUN towards the goals, and not crawl like I did.
Undoubtedly, photography is all about imagination and visualization. That’s just one part of the story. If you can reproduce your imagination and visualization in real life then it can become a serious route to generate a passive income. For example, If you are a Fashion Photography enthusiast, imagine how many models and portfolios you can rock with your imagination and visualization. That’s exactly what I am determined to do here.
At The Lensed, you can find answers to:
- How to make photography as a career and sustain your financial growth passively.
- What it takes to be better at photography.
- How to take better pictures under artificial and natural lighting.
- How to make yourself as an authoritative brand and influencer to help others.
- Everything about photography
Things you will not find here:
- Quickfire ways to become a better photographer.
- Biased content just because they’re sponsored.
- Negative content about competitors
Brain Behind Btricks
I finished my schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chennai back in 2011. Finished my bachelor’s degree from DG Vaishnav College, Chennai. And no, I was not a great student with outstanding marks. I was lucky enough to learn early, a concept that is applicable to everyone and everything, keep cool and simple.
From the career standpoint, I started my 9to6 career with Cognizant. I worked there for 35 months while I managed to blog in parallel. You can figure out what was I good at, yes smarty it was Blogging. And thanks to the IT job, I got myself my first DSLR. So I decided to quit the race of IT life and get on backfoot and do blogging professionally along with experimenting/learning photography and sharing the same. I knew there was a risk of financial crunch if I quit the job, but trust me this risk was worth taking. I am determined.
I began professional photography back in late 2014. Photography is something that began out of interest. Since the days I got hands on to camera mobile phones, I was much inclined towards photography. From a basic Lumia mobile phone to a professional DSLR the journey was splendid, and since that day I haven’t looked back again. The Lensed(as an Idea) and I, have seen a tremendous growth since then, in terms of knowledge, in terms of quality and in terms of anything that seems awesome here(though there are n number of updates going on in the background).
I began with shooting from my home in my work town(Pune, India). I used to shoot the sunset, landscapes(Pune is blessed with a scenic natural beauty which was easily visible to me from my home) and places I used to go for an outing. So basically, I became more inclined after I got a DSLR. I got to learn a lot, as I got to implement my theoretical knowledge practically.
That’s when an idea for The Lensed was born.
I am also an SEO Consultant and Content Marketer/Blogger.
You’d ask why Blogging? Why not full-time photography as a profession.
In the early stage of my learning, I came to know about a very interesting quote that has helped me become what I am now.
Have 3 hobbies in life
- One that generates income: Blogging in my case
- One for you and people you care for: Photography
- One exclusively for you: Fictional Writing, poems, short stories, quotes etc.
So photography is that special feeling for me that gives eternal pleasure and peace. I mean, what’s more, enjoyable than making people Smile by “say cheese”. Photography is something that can stop time, sounds so meta-human right?
Henri Cartier said “Your first 10,000 photographs are the worst”, I am on my mission to take those first 10,000 photographs to take good photographs.
Off work, you can find me cooking, reading, clicking photos.
I am aiming to become your first choice for all photography. As I grow, I seek your help by sharing the content with those like-minded photographers you know. This will help all three of us grow. Everything that I create and share here is mostly out of the experience, partially from learning and remaining from the ideas that already exist, I just provide a better version of it. Experience is that important. Did I mention that this experience is from the mistakes and learning from it? Yes, I didn’t. You know it now.
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