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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About me

I have had photography as a hobby for many years and decided to take it further about 6 years ago. Evolving rather as a self-educated photographer, with many technical books read till late hours and “The history of art” as my photography “bible”, I love being a photographer as I can discover myself as a person, and hopefully let others see little pieces of me... (very romantic:)) I used to be a member of the Dreamstime administration staff.

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