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At the core of most of us is drive…some force, passion or purpose that propels us toward our destination and motivates us to attain our goals or reach our desired outcome. For some, drive may describe their chosen profession…so its just everyday work day in and day out. For others, its all about passion…doing what is inside them and getting it out in a form that excites and motivates them and their audience.
Everyone sees the world through the lens…literally and figuratively. Your own personal lens is simply a description of the context or framework within which you see things…you may view someone at work differently than you might view them out of that context…like at a party or walking down the sidewalk.
Its not just about technology and equipment…working behind the camera requires creative vision and discipline along with numerous other talents, not just the newest whiz bang gizmos. The possibilities are virtually limitless considering the power and precision of modern digital equipment…not to mention the falling price of very capable equipment…none of which will make great results if the person behind the camera doesn’t have the chops to get them.
Photography hasn’t changed that much in 100 years. Well, maybe a little. Seeing your result is instant. Exposure range is unbelievable. Lens quality continues to escalate to incredible levels. Basic post production is in camera…not to mention GEO-tagging with GPS coordinates, simultaneous ‘film-like’ video and still frames, image stabilization and low-light capabilities beyond belief.