The team’s enthusiasm for photography shines through in their stunning photographs, which attempt to capture the rawest, most genuine moments of weddings that sometimes go overlooked in the midst of the festivities. They have a portfolio of over 100 weddings in Mumbai, Goa, Udaipur, Mangalore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, and many other places, and have been praised by prestigious wedding portals and publications around Asia. In a candid conversation with Asian Photography, Viniith Shetty from Dark Cup Productions talks all things band, baaja and baraat.
How long have you been photographing weddings and how did you get into it?
I have been shooting weddings for almost five years now. Wedding Photography was never a plan to be honest, being a mechanical engineer it’s obvious you have to be an expert in everything other than engineering. My wife gifted me my first DSLR as I was a hobby photographer back then, chasing lights, butterflies and flowers like every other beginner. I never saw myself as a professional photographer, but back then I shot one of my friends’ weddings, then from that I got more and more reference weddings, that is when I completely shifted into this field. I used to do double shifts, 9 to 5 Job and then overnight post-productions of the weddings I have shot. Getting into this industry was really never easy without my wife’s support. The first three years are always the toughest, but eventually it pays off.
Do you still work in a similar way to when you started out or have you had to adapt to any changes?
Of Course not! Eventually, after your first 10000 shutters everything changes. I have come across a long way from my first picture to my current picture. The photos speak a lot about my journey being a photographer and one thing I was good at even before coming into this field was learning something new and improvising your old skills. I always tried to do better and something new from my previous works. It has really helped me open my vision and to be a better version of me.
What is your process for working on weddings? How do you build chemistry with your client?
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Instagram Tips For Photographers In 2021
In today’s mobile-driven world, even a small image can make a significant difference. “I don’t have time for another social network, and I don’t need Instagram,” other photographers frequently tell me. Despite this, they spend hours publishing on Facebook, 500px, and Flickr, where their work is seen by nearly no potential clients. Other photographers are essentially giving them followers, likes, and comments. Instagram can be valuable in ways you hadn’t considered before, and it shouldn’t take you long to establish a presence there.
Best Mirrorless Cameras Of 2021
Mirrorless cameras, often known as small system cameras, are no longer the daring upstarts they once were. The DSLR is no longer the king among cameras. Obviously, the greatest mirrorless camera to buy is determined by your skill level and preferred subject matter. Overall, you’ll want something tiny and portable, with an EVF, fast and precise focussing, and excellent image quality. Isn’t it too wonderful to be true? These aren’t the dates.
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SIGNS IT'S TIME TO RAISE YOUR PRICE IN 2022
There’s no reason to raise your fees if your company provides these services! And when I say “raise your prices”, I’m not talking about a small increase each year to account for inflation. Is it true that I’m increasing my rates for the appropriate reasons? This is a crucial issue to emphasise. There are various incorrect reasons for boosting your photography rates: * you want to make more money; *you are attempting to replicate the prices of other photographers; *you haven’t raised your prices for a long time; *your style or specialty has changed. This is not a valid cause to increase your charges, as you should be confident in yourself and your company. Here are six points that will assist you in increasing your photography prices for good reasons:
Researchers have created an ultra-compact camera the size of a salt grain
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ICONIC IMAGES THAT IMPACTED 2021
Every year in January, Asian Photography selects hundreds of images from photographers from every media possible. The greatest ones that make the final cut for the top might be magnificent in composition, disturbing to experience, news-making stories, or a combination of all three. We pause to honour these photos and their owners because we know there is so much more to photography than pressing the button on the camera. Photographers in these circumstances are intensely immersed in the people and surroundings depicted in their work, forming bonds that extend well beyond the single frame. These photos reflect the tale of a year filled with hardship and strength, a year in which photography provided views of a world that felt out of reach at times. The photographs, and the individuals who created them, demonstrate the power of great photography to inspire us, unite us, and remind us of our common humanity and how we had a crazy year.
10 Photography Project Ideas to Start in 2022
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“I LOVE BEING CREATIVE...”- Marie Barsch
Marie was born in Germany in 1986 and began her career more or less by accident in her late teens, picking up a friend’s camera and just starting to shoot. Since transitioning from a hobby to a professional career in 2013, Marie’s passion for photography has brought her all over the world to well-known fashion and beauty locations such as Los Angeles, Dubai, Miami, Cape Town, and Mumbai. Marie’s distinct style is defined by clean, effortless beauty aesthetics combined with exotic places depicting stunning bodies and features. Marie has collaborated with a wide range of multinational clients, including MAC Cosmetics, Nikon, Eucerin, Nescafe, ProFoto, and many more.
Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD
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The Cosmic Chaos of India
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‘Sakht Jaan is a powerful rock song and I had to maintain the energy throughout the whole song. It's an inspirational anthem.” – Amit Mishra
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Balochistan dust storm lowers temp, causes haze over Mumbai
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