Fashion and photography are two fields that has gone through a major transformation in
recent times. It has grown as a career option and people are more inclines towards it, also
exploring more. The two of them combined is like a boon. Fashion photography has been
attracting people to not only follow their dreams but also earn from it.
But the question that arises is “how to become a Fashion Photographer?”
Now with the availability of various courses it has become much easier. Still I will share
some insights and steps with you as to how to become one.
Start with the basics
It is very important for you to have knowledge about basic camera angles, how to shoot in
different situations, and finally what would look good. Adding to it the art of editing would
be an asset too. Explore in depth about cameras, lighting, angles and anything related to
photography. Read, learn and most important of all experience. Work on basic things and
then keep moving forward.
Have a sense of Fashion
Photography is an art and fashion is what an artist designs. It is not only important to know
how to handle the camera but also to have knowledge about what would look good in front of
the camera. That’s what photographers do, make things and people look beautiful. Fashion is
always changing so staying up to date would be an advantage.
Create a Portfolio
Portfolio is the most important aspect as it not only gives an insight of the work you have
done but also how good are you at it. So, create a portfolio displays the best of your work.
Fill it with all the talent that is pounding inside you.
Keep working and improving
To get better you have to start by experiencing things. Start with free photoshoots. Build
your contacts, explore and then work. Internships would also add on to your work. There’s
thing about being successful, the more you work towards your dream the closer you to
achieve it and make it bigger. So, keep working and one day with all the experience you’ll be
So, these are some steps that could help you become a Fashion photographer. Dream and
dream big because you got only one life.