PRETTY LOU Talks with Celebrity Photographer Christopher Buddhu
PRETTY LOU: How long have you been a photographer
CHRIS: Going on my 5th year, On and off!
PRETTY LOU: What inspired you to pick a camera 5 years ago?
CHRIS: About 10 years I was working with a professional wedding photographer as his assistant. At that time I didn’t care for photography, people would steal his equipment but that came to an end when he hired me. I eventually develop an interest towards the later years of my bosses life… His name was Tony Jimenez. He had cancer and passed away while he was giving tips and advise on how to capture the moment during his last days… I miss you Tony!
PRETTY LOU: What is the most challenging thing about being a photographer
CHRIS: Maintaining a positive attitude at all times… No matter what you do in life when you are making an attempt to come up in whatever industry you are in, you will have individuals that don’t want to see you shine. Be persistent!!!
PRETTY LOU: How do you feel about technology affecting the photography industry? Do you think it has over saturated the business?
CHRIS: I feel that it’s the individual not the equipment, you either adapt or die.
CHRIS: I prefer Nikon, my old boss that passed away invested into $60,000 worth of equipment. He told me Cannon equipment would break easily, lots of faulty malfunctions with their lens as an example. I didn’t know much about photography at the time. I trusted his judgement. I’ve had my Nikon D 5000 for 5 years and my Nikon D 610 for 2 years now. Not one single issue.
PRETTY LOU: Thanks Chris, it was great talking with you. How can our subscribers follow you and get in contact with you for future bookings?
CHRIS: Facebook: Christopher Buddhu