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Finding Your Path - Why I Made The Transition From Police Officer To Videographer!

As a police officer, I had a strong sense of duty and a desire to serve my community.

However, despite my dedication to my job, I found that I was not able to fully fulfil my potential as a creative person.

Police work can be demanding and stressful, and often there was little time or opportunity for me to tap into my creative side. I was often restricted to following procedures and protocols, which left little room for creativity and personal expression which left me feeling unfulfilled and creatively bloked.

I realised that I had a deep-seated passion for the arts and a desire to create something that would inspire others. I wanted to use my creativity to make a positive impact on the world, and I knew that I could not do that as a police officer. This led me to explore other career options that would allow me to fully embrace my creative side and make a living doing what I love.

Eventually, I found my calling in videography and I am now able to fully unleash my creative potential. I am grateful for my experience as a police officer as it taught me valuable lessons about dedication, hard work, and the importance of serving others. However, I am even more grateful for the opportunity to pursue my passion and use my creativity to make a difference in the world.

I have always had a passion for storytelling and capturing moments that evoke emotions. For me, videography offered the perfect outlet to pursue my creative aspirations while also being able to have a tangible impact on people's lives.

This is why I chose to become a videographer and why I love doing what I do.

For me, videography is much more than just pointing a camera and hitting the record button. It's about telling a story, capturing the essence of a moment, and creating a visual representation that can be shared and appreciated for years to come. When I first picked up a camera, I was immediately drawn to the challenge of creating a video that not only looked great but also conveyed a message or emotion. I found that the process of conceptualising, scripting, shooting, and editing a video was not only a lot of fun but also incredibly rewarding.

One of the things I love most about videography is the variety of projects that I get to work on.

I have had the opportunity to create everything from corporate videos, to music videos, to wedding videos, and everything in between. No two projects are ever the same, and I find that I am constantly learning and growing as a videographer with each new project I work on.

Another reason why I love doing what I do is the people that I get to work with. Whether I am working with a corporate client, a musician, or a bride and groom, I am always struck by the unique and interesting stories that I get to hear and capture. I find that every person I work with has a unique story to tell, and it is an honor to be able to help them tell that story in a way that is meaningful to them.

In conclusion, I chose to become a videographer because of my passion for storytelling, my love of creativity, and my desire to make a tangible impact on people's lives. I am constantly inspired by the stories and moments that I get to capture and I am grateful for the opportunities that I have had to grow and develop as a videographer. I truly believe that I am doing what I was meant to do, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to make a living doing something that I love.

Are you looking to get into videography?

Being a videographer is the best job in the world! Here's why:

  1. You Get to Tell Stories: As a videographer, you get to tell the world's most amazing stories in a way that is visually stunning and emotionally impactful. Whether it's a wedding, a concert, or a wildlife documentary, you get to help people remember important moments and events that they will cherish for a lifetime.

  2. You Get to Travel the World: If you love to travel, videography is the perfect job for you. From remote island destinations to bustling city centers, you'll have the opportunity to go anywhere and everywhere your clients take you.

  3. You Get to Use Cutting-Edge Technology: In the world of videography, technology is constantly evolving. You'll get to work with the latest cameras, drones, and editing software, always pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

  4. You Get to Be Creative Every Day: Whether you're framing the perfect shot, finding new and interesting ways to tell a story, or experimenting with new techniques and styles, you'll always have an outlet for your creativity.

  5. You Get to Meet Amazing People: You'll have the opportunity to work with some of the most interesting and inspiring people in the world. From musicians and actors to business leaders and entrepreneurs, you'll have a front-row seat to their lives and stories.

So, if you're looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, look no further than videography. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, there's never been a better time to pursue your passion and make a living doing what you love

Tony Brown - Gorilla Street.

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