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Why Photography Blogs And Reviews Are Important For Beginners

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Michael Moodie
December 1, 2018 By Michael Moodie
Why Photography Blogs And Reviews Are Important For Beginners www.sleeklens.com

Blogging has become a popular trend, not along amongst companies but individuals as well. More and more influencers make it their duty to provide readers with different blogs to keep them updated on a certain topic or just to keep them informed. More and more individuals have sought to make a business or brand out of blogging which has proven to be helpful for readers across the world. In this article, I aim to share some tips with you as to why reading photography blogs and reviews are important. Aside from the fact that our team at sleeklens are awesome at their job, here are some reasons.

1. Get Expert Opinions

Most photography blogs or reviews are written by professionals who have an ample amount of years experience in the field they’re speaking about. Reading blogs written by these professionals not only gives you the opinions of an experienced expert but it also helps you to understand complex concepts a bit easier. Some informative sites tend to throw information in your face without many contexts or even a personal touch. Learning from experts through this medium will help you to feel as if you’re having a conversation and not just reading a new letter.

2. Different Perspectives

It’s always important to hear the views of different creatives on a particular topic. This doesn’t only encourage you to form your own educated opinion but it also encourages you to think outside of the box for a bit. Sometimes we tend to see a certain topic with a very narrow train of thought and become so obsessed and stubborn to whatever it is we believe in. Not saying this is completely wrong but no one is always right so it’s always good to be receptive to the views from others like yourself.

In addition to that, as a beginner, you should make it a habit to read and acknowledge different ideas and perspectives. Once you’ve done that, It becomes easy to find the common denominator in all these blog posts or reviews and come to an educated conclusion.

3. A Community

Here at Sleeklens, we are a community of blog writers and reviewers who share a common interest and goal to supply readers with accurate and reliable information to serve as a helping hand in their creative process as a photographer or videographer. As a community, it is safe to say that we look out for the benefits of our readers and aim to keep them as updated as possible. As a beginner, becoming a part of a blog site or signing up to receive updates makes you apart of a community that will only help you to improve. This also gives you the opportunity to share your opinions as well and be heard through comments being welcomed. At that point, it is no longer just the blogger writing and you reading but it is a conversation.

4. Form Connections

Blog posts and reviews also help to amplify how we connect and network through social media platforms. You can now click a link and easily have the access to email or even send a direct message to the person who wrote the article. This makes professional photographers a lot more accessible to beginners and makes the process of networking and forming relationships or connections a lot easier. We are in an age where many things are accessible by just a few taps on a screen which has proven to be beneficial to the creative or photography industry.

5. Gives A Voice To Introverts

Most creatives like myself are quiet and not often do you find us sharing our opinion or having a discussion with other individuals. Blogs tend to open up a door for us to have a voice and educate others on what we know and what we have experienced. When you’re a beginner, reading blogs and reviews from those who didn’t usually have a voice can be so exciting and inspirational to you as an upcoming photographer to make your voice be heard. As photographers, we experience and tolerate a lot of things in our career. These experiences and challenges shape and mould us into the photographer we are today so we can share those tips with others.

I truly hope this article has inspired you to invest more time reading and understanding photography blogs and reviews. As a beginner, it is important to gain a general understanding of what it is you’re doing from different sources or different experts. The world of becoming a photographer can be filled with so much anxiety, confusion and even become lonely at times. However, always remember to stay motivated and let your passion lead you in the right direction. Thank you for stopping by and until next time, take care.

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Michael Moodie
Michael Moodie is a Freelance Photographer and Photojournalist. He Enjoys Lifestyle Photography and Traveling while doing all things creative!

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