Photographer Sharon Dasht

Melbourne, Australia
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MyWed member for
10 months
Photographer Sharon Dasht
@sharondasht
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achievements
No wins in MyWed Award
0
12 photos and 1 series in the Best of the Year
13
91 photos and 5 series in the Best of the Week
96
18 photos and 2 series in Editors' Choice
20
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Charge per hour
235 USD
2 hours minimum
  • Are you photogenic?

    You mean I am not?! ;)

  • How did you get in the photography industry?

    At first, I was a photo editor. After a while, I decided to take a camera and take photos. The more I photographed, the more I became interested in photography such that it is now my main profession. :)

  • What are the most important components of a good photo in your opinion?

    In my opinion, composition and light are the main components of a good photo.

  • Do you love traveling?

    I love traveling, especially for photography.

  • What do you like most about your profession?

    What I really like about photography is that I can capture the moments of people, especially when they are not aware of my camera. It gives me the feeling that I am also a part of those moments, which makes me so happy :)

  • What do you like least about your profession?

    To me, photography is life, but marketing perhaps is the most nerve-racking part of it!

  • What will be the future of photography?

    Repetition for sure!

  • What is special in the photography genre you specialise at?

    Well, I try to make sure everything is real and that what is happening at that moment is being captured.

  • How do you handle criticism?

    It's hard :D but I listen to all of them. It can be helpful!

  • Are there any trends in photography?

    Yes, there are always trends, but I always do my own job

  • What should be the criteria for a customer to choose a photographer?

    In my opinion, a photographer who can photograph authentic moments on a wedding day and can manage a wedding in terms of photography and communicate well with people is a good one.

  • What things are to be avoided when shooting?

    Fear and doubt while photographing!

  • What details that usually pass unnoticed can a photographer notice?

    Ordinary moments...

  • What influences the value of a photo? What are its elements?

    Many things, but stories taking place inside a photo and the way it has been taken are the most important elements influencing a photo in my opinion.

  • What person can be the symbol of the 21st century in your opinion?

    Salvador Dali

  • Who do you want to take photos of?

    People from all walks of life

  • Who would you like to shoot with?

    Annie Leibovitz

  • What do you worry about, and why?

    I'm worried that one day my photos will become clichéd and shallow.

  • What is the most impressive moment in your life?

    Leaving my country, my city, and my family to achieve my dreams and living on my own!

  • If you were a cartoon, book or movie character, who would you be and why?

    Anne Shirley :)
    With all the difficulties she had faced, she finally achieved her goals!

  • Who inspires you in your life and why?

    David Lynch whose movies have always been inspiring for me.

  • How do you define success? How do you measure it?

    Being able to present something for which I have an audience, even a small one.

  • Would you rather be liked or respected?

    I would rather be respected for sure :)

  • What is the biggest mistake you have ever made at work?

    Buying equipment that I didn't need :(

  • When you're going to travel, what do you take with you and why?

    My camera because I am a photographer :)

  • Is there anything among your gadgets that you wish you haven't bought? Why?

    Ronin, I have not used it at all. If you know someone who may need it please let me know :D

  • How do you educate yourself to take better pictures?

    Using all good references :)

  • Whose work has influenced you most as a photographer?

    Arnold Newman, Francesca Woodman, Cindy Sherman, and Robert Frank.

  • What is the one thing you wish you knew when you started taking photos?

    At the beginning of my work, I thought that posing to the bride and groom would improve the result, but gradually I realized that simplicity and reality cause beauty.

  • What do you want to say with your photographs?

    Photos are a piece of history. They preserve people's moments for years!

  • What motivates you to continue taking pictures?

    I am good at photography and can earn money from it :)

  • Should your parents have been more or less strict?

    LESS :D

  • If you could go back in time, what would you do differently?

    I wish I had started photography earlier!!

  • What about life on other planets?

    I don't know! seems weird!

  • What do you do in your spare time?

    In addition to being a photographer, I am a collagist, so in my spare time, I create something with my photos :)

  • What's the side of you that the public never sees?

    A lot :D

  • When are you completely satisfied with your work?

    Undoubtedly, happy clients!

  • Do you believe in the traditional roles for men and women?

    I don't believe it!!!

  • Do you make friends easily?

    It is an integral part of being a wedding photographer!

  • Where would you like to live?

    A quiet place

  • What's the stupidest thing you've ever agreed to do?

    Photography of someone who didn't believe in you!

  • Is there life after marriage?

    No!

  • Do you like dogs or cats?

    I love them! I had a pit bull dog (Leo). He passed away this year (2020)!! He was always a real comrade and will always be at the bottom of my heart forever!!

  • The best thing in life is:

    Family

  • The most annoying thing in life is:

    Being away from them.

  • Is there anything around you that you would like to change?

    Lots of things!

  • What would you like to change in yourself?

    Being more organized :D

  • What would you like to change in the world?

    No COVID-19, please!!!

  • Can you give a few tips for photographers who are just starting out?

    It takes blood sweat and tears!!!

  • If aliens come to the Earth and you are the first person they meet, what will you tell them?

    Do you need a wedding photographer :)

  • If you are called to shoot a movie, what genre will it be?

    Drama

  • Tomorrow I will go and do...

    Strawberry picking!