To become a professional photographer, you need a variety of criteria, some of which are objective and others of which are subjective, to come together at the same moment in order to produce effective photos. And despite the fact that every photographer has their own distinctive method for practicing the art, there are a few qualities that practically all great creatives have.
Check out this amazing video instruction if you want to get better at photography. It talks about five characteristics that are shared by excellent photographers.
This wonderful video instruction was produced by Jiggie Alejandrino and explores five characteristics that are typical among good photographers. A never-ending need for education and improvement is one of the characteristics that seem to be shared by the majority of the photographers whose work I most appreciate.
And this is truly the beauty of any artistic pursuit: there is always more room to learn a new method or to try a new concept. There is always more room. This is one of the reasons why so many professionals advocate so strongly for always carving out time and resources for personal projects, as the ideas you explore and the images you create in those moments will be what help you to develop a unique and ever-evolving creative voice that sets you apart from the competition and attracts new clients. Watch the video that’s been embedded above to get the entire scoop from Alejandrino.