I don't have a favorite subject yet, but I've been capturing the beautiful moments of nature, still life, instruments, jewelry, people, animals etc. I've also been working with lights, panorama and different effects. I'm not completely one with my camera yet, but I'm getting there. I know my camera is not a choice of a professional, but it works and with some settings the photographs come out pretty decent.
I've begun to carry my camera with me everywhere, except school, if I remember it. It happens I forget it, but then I use my phone. My phone is an Xperia, which is made for taking great photos and I use it only in need. I want to get a better camera at some point as it's a really big interest of mine.
What started this interest was last summer (2012) on Iceland with my father. We drove of the road and ended up away from the tourism. We walked around and found this beautiful waterfall (prettier than Gulfoss in my opinion) and there were no people there. The colors were so bright, beautiful and somehow happy. It was the best moment of that vacation. But I wanted to capture the moment, as I felt… free. For the first time in a long time I felt free and I just wanted to capture the moment to remember the feeling, the fresh air and the warmth of it (even though there was cold). I dealt with a lot of difficult emotions at that point and I was pretty upset all the time. I think as much as the feeling of being free, started the interest, it was also my father – he was so proud he found this spot, because he could see I got happy and not my usual I-don't-care-about-anything-attitude.
So I've been doing this for a while now. I know I'm not professional, and I'm not trying to be, I just like to share emotions. A lot of people on dA has inspired me too, mainly =IvanAndreevich and ~GIVEthemHORNS
I haven't told anyone I know about this as most of them probably would think 'Oh, she's already drawing, she should just stick to one thing instead of being such a poser.' I know they might say they think it's cool, but that doesn't really change people's thoughts.
The reason I don't want to call it pictures, but photographs (which in the end is somehow the same) is that I feel all those slutty girls with an expensive camera, they're taking pictures of themselves and their food from Burger King, they don't create art. They just take pictures, pretending to be a photographer because of their expensive Nikon, trying to be models themselves and using a lot of filters and everybody is like 'Omigosh! You're like the best photographer evar! Luv ya'. No, they aren't. They don't create art, they're just trying to get attention and I don't want to be the attentionwhore. I know I'm not a professional, but I do believe that you don't have to be (or need expensiove cameras) to create art, to create something real, something that brings up emotions in people. And I hope I can do that, create art, which I'm trying to do with everything I touch.
So if you do think this is a good idea, you should comment. I actually did capture the moment on Iceland, so if you want to see, let me know.