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Samuel B.

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Average rating of 4.9 out of 5 based on 7 reviews.

I always tell people that photography sought me out. My father was a professional photographer when I was young and I'm pretty sure thats what originally caught my attention. I didn't get serious about the artform until 2011 when I moved to the U.S.A. at the time I was an ambitious 18 year old with what I thought was a solid vision of becoming one of the greatest motorcycle racers India has ever seen. But life had other plans. When I enrolled myself in the Associates Photography Program at Grand Rapids Community College I quickly realized I had the potential to be a successful photographer. In order to be a more well rounded media specialist I transferred to Calvin College and in 2019 graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Film and Media production.

I really enjoy and excel at automotive and product photography, but my ability to capture objects in natural light and settings is what really gives me makes my work stand out.

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camera

Sony A7 III

lens

Nikon 85mm f/1.4 | Olympus 25mm f/1.8 | Canon 50mm f/1.8 | Nikon 85mm f/1.4 | Olympus 25mm f/1.8


Portrait

Automotive

More about Samuel B....

What do you love about your job?

The ability to freeze a moment in time is really a super power and should be treated as such but what I really enjoy about my job is being able to bring other peoples vision to fruition. It is a very satisfying experience.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

I have done everything from photobooths to weddings and everything in between. Corporate events, product photography, short advertisement reels and even some action sports. I have found that getting to know the client and learning exactly what vision they have for their pictures makes a huge difference. The key is to do this before the shoot begins.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

2019 Featured in Calvin Media Showcase: Fade to Black a short film. Director of Photography.
2018 GR 36 hour filmmaking competition finalist.
2017 Feat in Calvin Media Showcase: Runaway A short film. Production Assistant.
2016 Artist of the Month Ignire Magazine
2016 Artist of the month cupuck.com
2013 Peoples Choice Award: Honorable Mention GRCC

A fun fact about this photographer

My first words as a child were "car" and "scooter." I am a classic automobile and motorcycle afficianado. My dream car is a 2003 BMW M5.

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