Since my wife gave me a camera for our wedding until today it has been many years, thirteen to be precise.
I started shooting in automatic mode, in JPG at minimum quality so that the photos would weigh very little and to see them on the computer I didn’t need more.
Shooting in RAW? What was that?
Then came the children and between carrying three children and all their things, the camera stayed in a drawer.
Then came the smartphones, from the first Samsung S2 I had with a decent built-in camera and I started to shoot and shoot with the mobile.
The photography bug was still alive, latent but alive.
In 2017 I discovered Image banks and stock photography and there I was sending my mobile captures.
In 2019 I broke my knee while skiing. Cruciate ligament. 3 months in bed without moving and another three without leaving the house, only to go to rehab.
Here was the big leap. I bought a mirrorless and I was learning to handle it in bed, watching tutorials on youtube, asking friends and practicing, a thousand photos to my room, then to the living room and through the window of my house.
End of 2019 I already made my first photo shoot to a model who was not a family member or friend.
Until today in these three years I have learned a lot, each session I learn something new and each new photo makes me a little more passionate.
I can say that I’m hooked, I’m addicted.
Every trip, excursion, vacation and even almost go down the street to buy bread I go with one of my cameras.
Today I can say that even being a hobby, even having to work 45 hours a week, even having a wife and three small children, I produce an average of 400 files per month that I upload to the agencies.
If you have come this far and I tell you all this, it is because I want you to know who I am, why I apply to your agency and why I am going to be a contributor. Today or tomorrow it’s up to you, but I want to be part of the best team and I think I can prove it.
Here is a selection of my sessions done in the last three years: Family, business, office, travel …
I hope we can be in touch, A hug, Sergio