Royal S. King - Custom SLR Focus Team

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How did you get your start in photography? 

All through my childhood my dad was a well-traveled photographer. In the late 90s I bought a Nikon Coolscan 4000 and started archiving his old 35mm slides (Kodachrome, of course!). I started remembering places we had been and things I had seen (that is the power of a great image) and it really flipped a switch for me. While I have always ‘dabbled’ in...

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Lisa Paarvio - Custom SLR Focus Team

Team Custom SLR

How did you get your start in photography?

I came across photography through detours. I actually had never been really into photography to be honest. I first started to study physiotherapy. Unfortunately I am allergic to all kinds of stuff (including disinfection liquids) so I had to stop when I was halfway through the education. So I needed to find a job where didn’t have to be in contact...

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David Coffey - Custom SLR Crew Team

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How did you get your start in photography?

On an old Sony DSC-P32 in 2004. Still one of the worst cameras I've ever owned. However, I used this camera enough to know I wanted to become better at photography and this led me to invest more time and effort in the hobby. The Canon 40D was the first camera I truly enjoyed shooting with and saw the potential to get better.

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Jesper Persson - Custom SLR Focus Team

Team Custom SLR

How did you get your start in photography?

I started shooting photos in the early days with my dad's DSLR. But in 2013 I got injured and bought my first DSLR and when I learned the basics and got my first photo, I was so stoked how one frame could be so timeless.

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Andre Magarao - Custom SLR Pro Team

Team Custom SLR

How did you get your start in photography?

My first contact with photography was a long time ago when I was 14 or so. My dad had a Pentax still during the film days, and he taught me a bit about it and I started playing with it. I did a few photography courses but then faded away from it for a few years and came back to it after a few “normal” job experiences.

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