We had the good fortune of connecting with Scotty MOson and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Scotty, can you talk to us a bit about the social impact of your business?
The business of photography has many connections in which it may serve the community. Photography provides advertisements of local businesses so that those in need of goods and services have information pertaining to their needs. Community events that showcase preforming or cultural arts would be documented by a photographer. Capturing the spirit and liveliness of a community event is a goal all photographers aim to achieve.
Lastly, photography benefits the community by serving as a news outlet. Keeping the community informed on real life affairs. Whether it’s a fireman saving a car in a tree or a crime of any sort, photography documents the moment for all.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
While It’s never easy following your dreams. Photography seemed to be a great fit for me. I enjoy meeting new people, I’m friendly and outgoing and it helps that I have the gift of gab. Photography of people requires interaction. I’m lucky to have a friendly and personable appearance. I feel the attention given to the subject to be photographed is as important as the photography equipment being used. The ability to put a Photo client at ease sets me apart from others.
Lessons are everywhere on your path to your dream. Just have to see them when they’re happening. When dealing with people be patient. When dealing with camera gear, always change the batteries.
My brand is not far off from other photographers. It’s The creation of the image, the manner in which we made it and the memory involved is what makes it our brand.
When I was young I dreamed to take pictures on the red carpet of Fashion Week. Years later it happened. I would like the world to know that while it takes others in your life to assist in your dream, it still takes you to dream it.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My shoutout goes to a model , a designer and a producer of Orange County fashion week. Lauren Greer was a local model that worked with me to fine tune my use of the digital camera and lighting setups.
Dawn Nguyen, is a clothing designer in Irvine area. Dawn invited me to photograph one of her fashion shows. It would be my first fashion show to photograph and wouldn’t be my last.
Which brings me to my last shoutout, producer Kathy Moreno would take me on to photograph the fashion shows she produced.
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Image in black & white, me with flash and umbrella – photo by James Giovanni Pan