Question: I have done PG diploma in tourism and travel management, but my interest lies in wild life. I want to become Wild Life Photographer. What are the options for advancement in this field?
Atul Awasthi, Lucknow
Answer: Wild Life photography has adventure but not much money in India. Start with researching about the best institutes offering photography courses and enrol in it to know more about the nitty gritty of the course. If you have a digital camera at home, you can start yourself by practicing with it. You can also go through internet to know more about the short term courses or work as an intern with a wild life photographer to gain some hands on experience. You need to have passion for the field and motivation to excel. Numerous websites on the internet can also provide you with photography tips to enhance your skills and tell you about various nuances of wildlife photography. You can also participate in various photography competitions conducted by these websites.