Terrence O. Joseph, Jr. is a New Orleans native who now lives in Houston and loves taking pictures. Currently, he is a third year law student at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Even thought he enjoys the law he still has a passion for photography. Growing up, Joseph was exposed to photography through his father’s videography business in New Orleans. Through his experiences, he picked up photography as hobby and turned in to a passion. He continues to expand his portfolio by covering events such as: photoshoots, cityscape, landscape, abstract, even parties. His moto is “Capture moments one frame at a time.”
Interview with Terrence Joseph, Jr.:
What inspired you to become a photographer?
I always loved capturing the small things in life that people may take for granted. I also like encapsulating the memories of others.
Did you go to school for photography? If not, how’d you pick up photography?
No. My dad had his own videography business, so I would constantly work various events with him and different photographers.
What has been the hardest part about being a photographer?
The hardest part has been adjusting to the business aspect of photography.
What has been the best part about being a photographer?
The joy that you can put on someone else’s face with your work is the most satisfying feeling ever.
Among your works, which one is your favorite? Why?
My favorite are shots from my trip to the Rocky Mountains. It’s probably my favorite because it was the most breathtaking view.
How would you describe your style?
My style is ever changing. I feel that my work is constantly evolving for the better.
What type of camera do you use to shoot?
I use a Nikon d610 full frame camera.
What events have you done so far?
I’ve shot various weddings, parties, graduation photos, lifestyle shoots, and engagement photos.
What do you use to help create ideas for upcoming work?
I look at various photography pages and blogs for evolving ideas.
Who is a photographer that may have inspired you? Why?
My fraternity brother, Devonte Williford. We roughly started around the same time and feed off each other. We push each other to improve.
What motivates you to continue taking pictures?
The smiles on my customers face in helping them memorialize their life.
What advice would you give to someone aspiring to be a photographer?
Don’t be afraid to suck. With practice comes experience.
Social Networks to Contact Terrence Jospeh, Jr:
Website : www.tjimages.net.
Facebook: Terrence Joseph