I was interviewed today. I always find it interesting and weird at the same time. I’m amazed that people want to hear about my approach to wedding photography. Well maybe not amazed, I get why, but it’s still interesting. It also means I have to verbalize what my actual approach is.
I never sat down and looked at what potential clients would be interested in, never looked at graphs of demographics or scouted out the competition. It was more a “this is how I want to do it” kind of decision. Call it the “Gut Feeling Approach”. I shoot the way I do because that’s how I’d want my wedding shot. No sneaky niche marketing, find your audience approach. More a “hello, this is what I like, whaddyareckon?” kind of approach. So far it’s worked out quite well.
So yeah, I enjoyed the interview.
Johannes, the guy who interviewed me is a very talented photographer, probably the best in New Zealand, and that of course made me even more nervous. I even dressed up for it. For an interview. Over the net. Silly, huh? But once we started talking I was fine. Or at least I hope so. The interview is for a project the album makers Queensberry is doing and I’ll post a link here once it’s up online. I’ve recently started working with Queensberry and am thrilled about what we’ll be able to do together.
I’ll tell you more about it soon.
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