Photographer Gilad MashiahTel Aviv-Yafo, Israel GiladMashiah
—First and foremost – whom can you name as the best photographer in Tel Aviv-Yafo? :)
—There are a lot of amazing Israeli photographer.
—Are you photogenic?
—yes i am. but i'm better on the other side of the camera.
—How did you get in the photography industry?
—It was not part of the big plan. I am an Industrial Designer by profession but the love for photography and the great instincs for good images got me to my place. Now I know it is my dream job.
—What are the most important components of a good photo in your opinion?
—Catching the moment.
Good camera skills.
One image is telling a full story of the situation.
Understanding people behaviour.
To be in the right place at the right time.
—Do you love traveling?
—Yes i am.
Travelling is one of my biggest passion for sure!
Exploring cultures and international wedding is something that i love to do.
—What do you like most about your profession?
—It makes me grow up with my skills and tallents each year.
It gives me artistic freedom.
I love to make people happy with their wedding photos.
—What do you like least about your profession?
—Selling for sure.
—What will be the future of photography?
—Probably it will be better with technics but weddings will always be weddings.
—What is special in the photography genre you specialise at?
—To catch timeless moments that will stay forever.
—Are there any trends in photography?
—Lots of (technics, filters, working with light abilities) but i'm trying to stay classy.
—What should be the criteria for a customer to choose a photographer?
—Feel very comfortable with the photographer,
Trust him with his skills.
Think of him as a good friend or one of the family.
—What details that usually pass unnoticed can a photographer notice?
seeing the "big picture"
Know where to be.
—What influences the value of a photo? What are its elements?
Good story telling.
—Who do you want to take photos of?
—Anybody who wants me to shoot their wedding.
—Do you have any professional taboos?
—sure. but never say never.
—Who would you like to shoot with?
—I believe that i can learn from anybody.
Probably the top photographers in the world.
—How do you educate yourself to take better pictures?
—Learn from the best.
Everyday research on social media.
—What do you want to say with your photographs?
—I try to tell stories and catch emotions in a perfect way.
Those emotions will make my couple be emotional when they see it...
—What do you do in your spare time?
Travel to India.
—When are you completely satisfied with your work?
—When i got perfect galleries to deliver to my couples and i know they will adore it.