Art - Doreen Knight

Doreen is a busy social media executive who in her spare time has developed a passion for photography. Caribbean Dreams Magazine got an opportunity to interview her as the Amateur Photographer For the Month of September.

What is your full name?
Doreen Knight

Where are you from?
Enterprise, Christ Church

What do you do for a living?
My official title is Cross & Social Media Communications at Cole's Printery Limited

How long have you been interested in photography?
I have always had an interested in photography, but it was only a few years ago develop an deeper interest when I was given an iPhone. However, it was recently after I got a DSLR that I decided I wanted to do more than 'point and shoot'.

What got you interested?
It is not a what as such but a who. Jason Prescod and an app called Snapseed. Then, I started researching to find photos taken with an iPhone and was very surprised to see quality, award winning photos. The more I researched, the more I wanted to learn and capture life.

What is your favourite things/areas to photograph?
My favorite things/area to photograph are my nieces, flowers and bugs. I just love going to Miami Beach just to take a photo. Also, I love macro photography, it is like you are seeing a different world.

What photo are you most proud of?
Right now, that would be the photo I took with my iPhone of a bug in the Garden.
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What is the strangest photo you’ve ever captured?
I haven't captured anything strange as yet, but I just begun, so there is still plenty of time.

5 words which friends would use to describe you?
Hmm, not sure I can find five words, but I think those who know me best would say that I love to laugh, can be a little miserable but I am faithful and loyal.

Other than photography, what else do you like to do?
Read! I love a good romance and I am a WWE wrestling fan.

Do you have any online pages to promote your photography (facebook, flickr, pinterest, etc)? What are they?
Most of my photos are on my private profile, however, some can be found on Instagram, EyeEm and Twenty20.

What advice would you give someone who is contemplating exploring photography as a hobby?
Just do it! It is fun, it is de-stressing and you develop a greater appreciation for the beauty that is surrounding you.