What Photographers Do!
Photography is viewed as a technical skill, with photographers being praised for their ability to capture a moment in time. However, photography is also an art form, and photographers are often celebrated for their creativity and artistic vision.
The ability to see the world through a unique perspective and the camera lens, and to translate that vision into an image, is what sets great photographers apart. Whether working in portraiture, landscape, or any other genre, photographers have the opportunity to use their creativity to capture moments that inspire, educate, and move their viewers.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of a photographer may vary depending on their specialization, but generally include:
Photographers use their cameras and knowledge of lighting, composition, and perspective to capture images that convey emotions, tell stories, or simply capture moments in time. They may work in various settings, such as studios, events, nature, or commercial environments. We at Pose With The Lyons mostly does work in natural environments.
Preparing for Shoots:
Before a shoot, photographers scout locations, plan shots and coordinate with clients or models. They may also need to select equipment and props, set up lighting, and adjust camera settings to ensure optimal image quality.
Editing and Retouching Images:
After a shoot, photographers edit and retouch images using post-processing software (such as Lightroom and Photoshop). This may include adjusting colors, cropping images, removing blemishes or unwanted elements, and enhancing overall image quality.
Managing Equipment and Supplies:
Photographers are responsible for maintaining and organizing their equipment, such as cameras, lenses, and lighting gear. They also need to keep track of supplies, such as batteries, memory cards, and other accessories.
Marketing and Promoting their Work:
Photographers promote their work to potential clients, whether through a website, social media, or other marketing channels. They also need to negotiate contracts, set pricing, and manage finances.
Staying Up-to-Date with Industry Trends:
Photographers need to stay current with new equipment, software, and techniques to stay competitive in the photography industry. They may attend workshops, conferences, or other training events to continue to improve their skills.
Working with Clients:
Photographers work with clients to understand their needs, provide guidance on styling and posing, and deliver final images. They may also need to provide post-shoot customer service, such as answering questions or providing additional images.
These are just some of the things we do!