"We Learn and Advance by Sharing Knowledge"- Tejaswi Devang


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1. Tell us about your background and journey.


I'm a Middle-class Boy who is a Pampered Kid, who used to travel around with family where I had a Sony Cybershot camera which was bought for home purpose, later started to develop my mind on scapes and portrait were I started learning things about what Photography Actually means.

Going through all roughs and toughs and with my Mom' s Support. I came up ahead Finishing My Degree in Fashion Designing & joined my Dream course Of Flim Making and till date every day, We learn and Advance by sharing knowledge. I started photography when I was 14 years old. Now I'm 20, 6 years of journey. 


2. How and when did you realize your passion for photography?

I started to love nature and animals and I was at Ellora caves witnessing the beauty of the arts engraved on the caves and the wildlife made me push myself to explore things more & more, then started traveling often as a passion & that turned into my profession.


3. What are some tips you would like to share with amateur photographers?


Your First 10000 pics are craps or waste pictures where u never know what u were shooting exactly. Don't be a wannabe Photographer. learn the essence of lighting. Understand what photography means [ photo = light particles - graphy is the histogram or a graphing meter of light capture ]. 

Feel the layer of composition and capture the element or the scenic shot or an object. learn Basics !!


4. What are the important skills one should have to be a successful photographer?


Manual knowledge about the camera, technical functions, program knowledge, lighting terms, and elements of lights ., composition skills, content aspect.


5. What are the various opportunities available for aspiring photographers?

Opportunities are many until they find a way or make things in their way, they have offers for products, they have to travel and things are sponsored by companies, exploring adventures, mainly good thing about food photography is free food if they have to join wildlife they have all access to a wildlife sanctuary.


6. Which is your book and why?


The 5 Cs of Cinematography & Visual storyteller books were the main which i learned a lot about what is photography and me myself wrote The Jarvis Theory of Tejz .


-Tejaswi Devang, Photographer

- Interviewed by Khushi Badrinath

- Edited by Shilpy Sharan

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