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Wedding Wows

I’ve been a wedding photographer for over 6 years now.

Unnati Sagar
Take us through your journey as a wedding photographer. Was getting into this field a conscious decision?

I’ve been a wedding photographer for over 6 years now. Though it was definitely a conscious decision, it was also an unplanned one. I got my Post Graduate Diploma in Management in the year 2004. Over the next 7 years I had already switched 4 jobs, each time in an industry completely different from the previous one, each time relocating geographically. From Gurgaon to Dubai to Pune to Vadodara; I didn’t realize it then but I now believe I was in search of my true calling. I don’t think I was ever made for a 9 to 5 job and I just didn’t see myself as someone in the race to climb the corporate ladder. Photography was the one constant in my life since a very young age. I first picked up the camera with genuine interest at 14; my father’s old Yashica Electro 35 GSN Rangefinder. Later, I got my first digital camera, the Sony DSC W30, a 1.3 megapixel point & shoot. As I realize it now, it was pretty much a turning point in my life. Overnight I became the eager college kid with a camera. I’d take my camera everywhere and take pictures of everything. I got my first D-SLR in 2009. Yet, going professional was nowhere on the horizon. I joined a couple of local photography clubs and started sharing my work which, to my pleasant surprise, drew a lot of positive attention and modest recognition. In 2011, while livi


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