There is a quote by the great Aristotle “Pleasure in the job, puts perfection at work”. But in essence, what does it really mean to enjoy your job, or to love your work so much that it is not only fulfilling but also inspiring to others. As mundane a job can be to some, it has its moments. And it is in these moments where one realizes that a job is not merely just a job. It is one’s passion. Therefore, we have compiled a list depicting some of these moments in a photographers life, to which fuels the passion to put perfection at work.

1.Being able to capture something funny or candid.

Stock Photo - Cute 4 months old baby making a funny surprised face2.When you see your work being used in a magazine or billboard.

Stock Photo - Fashion photo of luxury blonde with a gift3.Being your own boss and just being lucky enough to be able to do what you love for a living!

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4.When you found someone with the same passion and interest as you are.

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5.Being able to work with some of the most beautiful people around.

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6.Being able to visit the places you never thought possible before.

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7.When you see people being brought closer through photography.

Stock Photo - Mother and daughter walking on the beach with sunset8.Being able to capture something totally unexpected.

Stock Photo - portrait of a little girl with a cat9.Being able to see what other people don’t usually see. 

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10.Being able to see the deepest and most hidden feelings of a person.

Stock Photo - Young beautiful relaxed girl with her eyes closed.11.Being able to freeze every moment into eternity!

Stock Photo - Aurora borealis over Jokulsarlon lagoon in Iceland12.When you are free to explore a blank canvas of photo opportunities

Stock Photo - Beautiful teenage model girl in white dress enjoying natureSo what inspires and excites youin taking that perfect shot? Whether you are a professional, amateur, or an Instagrammer, share your inspiration with us!