Photographer Shane WattsValletta, Malta shanepwatts
—Are you photogenic?
—As with most photographers I hate being in front of the lens. I'm at my most comfortable behind the camera.
—Do you love traveling?
—Travelling is one of my biggest passions
—What do you like most about your profession?
—Meeting new couples
—What should be the criteria for a customer to choose a photographer?
—In my opinion couples should focus on the reputation of the photographer, their style of work and personality. Cost is important but only when all the other criteria are satisfied.
—Who inspires you in your life and why?
—I take inspiration from the countless of talented photographers across the globe.
—How do you define success? How do you measure it?
—Being happy – that's the true measure of success.
—Would you rather be liked or respected?
—I think you need to be likeable to be respected. You can't have one without the other.
—How do you educate yourself to take better pictures?
—I attend online courses and workshops and of course constant research, practice and take on critique constructively.