Nemanja Bubanja: Behind the Lens

by: Roberto M. Felix

There is a lot more to having a career as a professional photographer than taking great photos. The way your day looks will vary depending on whether you are a studio photographer, a portrait photographer, a landscape photographer, or an events photographer, and whether you work alone or as part of a team.

Every shoot is unique, and there is a lot of work involved before and after the photography session. To thrive as a professional photographer you will need to be motivated, disciplined and flexible about your work.

Nemanja Bubanja, 27 from Montenegro. He currently based in Dubai as a freelance photographer and graduated as Electrotechnical Engineer of Computer Science.

Besides being a photographer, Nemanja is a model and artist, and like to workout to maintain his body become fit and healthy. He love to spend his spare time with his love one and discover both new things in photography and science. 

His passion in photography started at the age of 21, by that time he cannot afford to buy a good camera until he worked professionally and continue to do his heart’s desire in photography.

Enriching his passion, it was important to him to discover different types of photography. Collecting the ideas, dissect each artist’s work and takes bits and pieces that later on crafted his own style. Started being connected with the subject and how he drew up raw, unguarded emotion from them. He looked up to his ability and willingness to be creative and create memorable photograph that made him a unique masterpiece.

Reaching his own potentials, challenging roles for him is very much welcome he is always ready to face and overcome them. As he observed, he don’t need the most expensive or modern gear to capture captivating portraits, all he need is  camera, his passion and his desire to bring out the beauty in every person he photograph. The eye and the subject in front of the lens matters.

His goal is to always push limits and make a better photograph each day. If you feel you can do it, just do it. Believing yourself is much important.

“There is no such things as overnight success. To be great you just have to put it in the damn work and do it consistently”.

He believed that Photography changes something inside you personally and it feels great, it motivate you to do more and to focus on it.

Currently, Nemanja look forward and pursue his passion to do more shoot into a fashion, portrait, beauty, art and lifestyle photography. For him, in his craft it is important to be a perfectionist also and do what he love. 

In photography if you want to succeed in this industry, you must stay true to who you are. Being unique and true to yourself is the one determining factor that will set your work stand out from the rest. The only competition you have is yourself and being the best you could be. There is no one that can do it better than yourself. 

Photography is more than just taking pictures; it is a never-ending process of self-discovery, accomplishments, and failures. Photography means never giving up on dreams, having the persistence to keep shooting, and a vision to create lasting memories with passion and enthusiasm.

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