“Photography is my passion”

Date:05 August 2018 - By: Mbulaheni Ridovhona

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A picture is worth a thousand words, but for Ndou Tsireledzo taking pictures is an everyday job.

The 24-year-old from Tshifudi said he always had a passion for photography. "Photography is something I have always loved and making it my everyday job is a dream come true. Photography is more than a hobby of shooting things and people for me. It is a channel or a medium that I use to express myself. I find it hard to express myself in words, so photography is a means to express my feelings," he added.

He started photography in 2015 at the University of North West. "I was a journalist for the university magazine, called Faculty Link. I was the main writer and photographer for the magazine," he said.

When he started photography, he used a Nikon D3200 to capture beautiful moments. "In order to take a good picture," he said, "you need to have at least four things: good light, great composition, an idea and a willing subject."

He added that he loved photography and that it gave him access to see the world from a different perspective, the ability to tell a unique story through the lens, and the ability to create art and to meet different people.

In 2017, he started his photography company called Sucre Media. "I started this company because of my love for photography and since then photography has become my livelihood. I depend on the art I create, memories I capture and the stories I tell to make a living," he said.

His company specializes in photography for weddings, parties, music concerts, fashion shows and corporate events.

Tsireledzo holds a BA Communication degree from North West University.

For bookings, he can be phoned on 079 654 6309 or 083 212 7908 or write to sucremedia@gmail.com.

 

Ndou Tsireledzo. Photo supplied.

 

By: Mbulaheni Ridovhona

The 22-year-old Mbulaheni (Gary) Ridovhona has been passionate about journalism to the extent that he would buy himself a copy of weekly Univen students' newsletter, Our Voice. After reading, he would write stories about his rural village, Mamvuka, and submit them to the very newsletter for publication. His deep-rooted love for words and writing saw him register for a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies at the University of Venda, and joined the Limpopo Mirror team in February 2016 as a journalism intern.

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