Wedding Photographer Rome Giuliano Del Gatto Photography shoots a wedding at Tenuta Boccea, Rome, Italy
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Tell us a little about yourself??I was born in Rome, where I currently live and work most of the time. In 2009 I graduated with a Master degree in Environmental Engineering, and in 2010 I started my career as a professional photographer collaborating with national newspapers and associations.
How do you think or would like people to describe you?Professional and passionate, someone who cares about the clients needs. I try to give the best for every wedding, because I know it is very important for the bride and groom.
Tell us a little bit about the wedding day?It was a great experience! I was concentrating on catching all the important moments and also having fun, people from Argentina know very well how to have a good wedding party.
How did you get into wedding photography?I had my first camera when I was 10 years old that I used for family portraits. I like to document peoples life and when I had the chance to be a second photographer for another wedding studio and I took the opportunity.
How long have you been a wedding photographer?Since 2010.
Can you share how you've made your wedding photography business a success? Any mistakes you made along the way?In the digital age the number of photographers increased considerably, but there is still a difference between amateur and professional. I try to keep myself updated with new technologies and photography trends, such as social media, that plays an important role for independent professional and helps photographers to stay on the market.
What do you think a bride or groom should be looking for and not looking for in terms of wedding photography packages?They should look for good images, in terms of quality, and in terms of content. I understand photography has its own rules but you have to understand the photographer has their own style and think that you will be looking at these images as your memories.
How do you advertise yourself and what for you has really worked?I say that My photography is very easy, I look for moments without artificial framing effects and I care about the decisive instants of your wedding.
Why do you think people hire you?I have been told that I have the ability to catch people, that I have a good timing in framing and shooting.
How many weddings do you average per year?Nearly 15
Whose wedding would you love to shoot?A wedding with a very unusual style, like everyone in the same dress for example.
If you were asked to shoot a destination wedding, where would you hope it would be?In an exotic location, like Faeroe Island or at the Bermuda.
What equipment do you have for a typical wedding day?I use 3 lenses, a 24-70 mm f 2.8, 50 mm f 1.2, Tele 70-300 mm f4-5.6 and two cameras, Canon 5d MkIII and 5d Mk II.
What is the most challenging thing about a wedding.
Do you have an approach to a wedding?I say : I document the events during your special day, trying to make them memorable for a lifetime. I hope not to influence the events too much with my inevitable presence.
Who or what inspires you?Music and great ideas. Magnum photographers Trent Parke, Martin Parr, Gueorgui Pinkhassov
Best & Worst marketing idea so far?The best marketing is to use social media. A website is static while social medias are used continuously.
If you weren't a photographer, what would you be?A Photographer.
Share your favourite image of the day and why?My favourite images are the ones with nice expressions, and candid moments.
Do you have any goals for the future photography related or otherwise?More on my personal projects and ideas and being recognized by the clients.
What do you think is key to being a successful wedding photographer?Being updated on the new technologies, and keep studying successful photographers and their images.
Are there any other wedding photographers whose work inspires you, can be a well know photographer or somebody you've stumbled across?I like the work of the Italian photographer Giuseppe Voci
Proudest moment so far. Photography related or otherwise?Making the decision of becoming a professional photographer.
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