Becoming a photographer


posted on 11th of july, 2007

My first blog post should be a short story about how I evolved as a photographer.
After taking pictures as a hobby for many years (since I got my first camera as present at the age of 6) I decided to take photography at a higher level. Equipped with an old 50 mm f2 lens mounted on a Zenith camera with various technical problems, I got some B&W films and shot a few randomly. Ha haaa!
The next thing I did was to start buying and borrowing technical photography books, including Alpatov's “History of Art” and “The Painter's Secret Geometry” (Charles Bouleau). In the next year, I was shooting self-given assignments and together with a couple of friends we were making (objective) commentaries on each other's images (only black and white photography, with hundreds of enlargements made in my bathroom...

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Posted by Tangie on July 25, 2007
He he....I know better you are a good photographer...you took my pictures...and they look lovely....so they say :P. Good luck with you work and keep up the good job.



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