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Thomas Sasse is a talented 26 years old self taught photographer and engineer based in Industriehafen, Magdeburg, Germany. Thomas started photography 10 years ago, he shoots a lot of emotional and full of inventiveness portraits and wedding photography. Sasse shares his story.

When did you first think of becoming a photographer?

10 years ago I began to shoot landscape-photos with a digicam. In 2013, after studying engineering, a completely different non-creative thing, I realized I should shoot people, couples and weddings more often and risk to make a living from that work.
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Has wedding always been a major focus of your photography?

No. My first wedding was horrible. 🙂
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How would you describe your style?

It´s always hard to describe the personal style. Maybe a kind of natural, emotive, sensitive. But I know that a lot of photographers describe their style in that way :).
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If someone is interested in wedding photography, what would you recommend they try doing to get into the field?

Try to gain as much experience as possible as a second shooter or assistant before you handle a wedding day on your own. It is a very responsible job which offers a lot of magic but can be quite tough at times.
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What kind of equipment do you use now, and what did you start with?

I started with a Canon 60D + Sigma 30mm. Now I use Canon 6D + 24/35/85mm, always fixed-LENGTHS.
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Who are some of you favorite photographers past or present?

I never ask myself that question. I wouldn´t say that they are my favorites, but I like some work of Jeremy Cowart, Sam Hurd and Hafenliebe.
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Briefly describe a Day in the Thomas Sasse!

coffee, mails, post production and good music, meet couples or shoot them.
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You can find Thomas Sasse on the Web :

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Copyrights:

All the pictures in this post are copyrighted to Thomas Sasse.
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