How do I start a Career in Cinematography?

A Career in Cinematography has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Cinematography is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Cinematography. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Cinematography, when I came across:

Sunny Rajput's perspective!

Sunny Rajput invested 6 years & 1 month in Cinematography. Sunny Rajput has worked in Cinematography as Cinematographer in Various Creative Assignments. In Sunny Rajput's own words, this is how Sunny Rajput got into Cinematography: "I did a bachelors in mass communication from Jamia Millia Islamia University. After that I worked with T-series, Zee TV, Scoopwhoop, Royal Frames, Poster Filters. I am an independent cinematographer." I wanted to know more about Sunny Rajput and found this profile:

Career Video on Cinematography

In a video, Sunny Rajput has talked about various aspects of a Career in Cinematography. Sunny Rajput started by explaining Cinematography as: "Cinematography is the science or art of motion-picture photography by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as film stock." The video gave me so much food for thought.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Cinematography, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Cinematography. Sunny Rajput touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Editing
  • Movies
  • Work by Others
  • Camera
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Sunny Rajput then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Cinematography:
  • Networking
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Constant Improvement
  • Confidence
  • Practical Experience
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Sunny Rajput believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Cinematography:
  • Perks
  • Travelling
  • Meeting People
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Sunny Rajput believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Cinematography:
  • Expensive Equipment
  • Long Gestation Period
  • Thinking Out of Box

In the final section of the video Sunny Rajput talks about How a day goes in a Career in Cinematography. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Cinematography, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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