Reseting my photography career
Every artist faces challenges, and for photographers, a slump in sales or recognition can be disheartening. I too had experienced a prolonged period of stagnation in my photography career. But in a remarkable turn of events, I found renewed inspiration and managed to captivate the attention of a collector from Netherland. In this blog post, I will share my journey of restarting my photography career and the turning point that put me back on the map.
Like many photographers, my journey began with a deep passion for capturing moments, emotions, and beauty through the lens. However, as time went on, I encountered a phase where my work seemed to go unnoticed. Sales dwindled, and self-doubt started to creep in. I felt like I was in a creative rut, unsure of how to break free.
Rediscovering My Passion
To reignite my passion, I decided to revisit the basics of photography. I went back to the fundamentals, studying composition, lighting, and experimenting with various techniques. I also started shooting more regularly, seeking out new subjects, and challenging myself to see the world in a fresh way.
Diversifying My Portfolio
One of the key lessons I learned during my slump was the importance of diversifying my portfolio. I began exploring different styles of photography, from landscapes and portraits to abstract and experimental. This not only expanded my creative horizons but also attracted a broader audience.
Catching the Eye of a Collector from France
After months of hard work and dedication to my photography, a remarkable opportunity arose. A collector from The Netherland stumbled upon my work on a auction house platform Catawiki. This in some way restart the chain of events and I start to see where my opportunity lies.
This experience reminded me that with perseverance and a willingness to adapt, artists can overcome slumps and achieve the recognition and success they deserve. So, if you find yourself in a creative rut, remember that your breakthrough might be just around the corner. Keep pursuing your passion, and you might just catch the eye of someone who appreciates your art as much as you do.