Hello!! Happy Thursday folks...Its almost time for yet another getaway .. Long weekend is approaching and I cant wait for the Vegas + LA trip ..
Besides being excited for the weekend, I’m getting nostalgic about my journey with photography.. Thoughts are pouring in and I'm penning down my thoughts sitting beside the fire place on a beautiful evening sipping a coffee. What more can anyone ask for..
So, as a child I liked the camera. I followed the camera every time someone tried to focus the lens and my childhood albums bear testimony to that(Posing was never an issue,it all came naturally to me)..I first started clicking using mobile phones- which was once a fad. I mostly shared a few photos on “ORKUT”, the FB of yester years.. Then came FB and voila I got hooked... Friends saw me taking photos nonstop all the time, printing a few and making folders after folders to save all my stuff. They still make fun of me, when they see me clicking away to glory. It all started back then, little did I know , my heart knew what it wanted.
I had a small digital camera that I would use to click pictures and make prints. Recently,my husband asked me what I wanted for anniversary and I screamed “CAMERA”..I waited for a bit , while I researched to get a good camera of my choice...Canon vs Nikon seemed to be the biggest worry back then. I decided upon Canon since it was easier to self-learn per all the reviews.As soon as I got it, I started my self learning photography trip..I first shot with my Canon at Nebo-Loop,Utah with the beautiful fall colors on a majestic display..
Eventually, one day a friend ( Shwetha Sreekanta )asked me if I could take photos of her son's 1st bday..I was more than thankful to oblige. Soon after the birthday,she asked me if I could take her family pictures at the beautiful Wheelers farm @ Murray.. Not only did I really enjoy capturing their family moments , but also realized my creative calling.. I soon came back home to realize I was really interested in photography , interested in creating some art...I am very inclined towards art and the idea that photography could help me bring out the best in painting motivated me enough to seriously consider pursue art and capture imagination...I decided to take up photography as my passion and have not stopped since. It truly came as a blessing in disguise . I have started down the path of art/photography and I hope to make my mark in the artistic field among so many talented people..
Follow my journey into photography in the next few blogs..Happy reading..
Swathi , xoxo