How do I start a Career in Cinematography?

How do I start a Career in Cinematography?

Career in Cinematography


I am very curious about a Career in Cinematography. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Cinematography, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Cinematography. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Cinematography, when I came across:

Mukesh Khugsal's take!
Mukesh Khugsal has 17 years of professional experience in Cinematography. Mukesh Khugsal has worked in Cinematography as Cinematographer in Various Creative Assignments. In Mukesh Khugsal's own words, this is how Mukesh Khugsal got into Cinematography: "I was always interested in Photography and Cinema. After completing my graduation from Delhi University, I started working with Inframe Creations, Delhi." This link showed on the first page of search results for Mukesh Khugsal:

Career Video on Cinematography
In a video, Mukesh Khugsal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Cinematography. Mukesh Khugsal started by explaining Cinematography as: "Cinematography is the science or art of motion-picture photography by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as film stock." The video was an engaging disposition.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Cinematography and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Cinematography. Mukesh Khugsal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

    Camera & Equipments
    Photography Basics

This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Mukesh Khugsal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Cinematography:

    Learn from Internet

It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Mukesh Khugsal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Cinematography:

    Work is Fun
    Interaction with People
    Flexible Working Hours

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Mukesh Khugsal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Cinematography:

    Climate Conditions
    Disturbed Family Life
    Work Life Balance
    Struggle Period
    Commercial Work

In the final section of the video Mukesh Khugsal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Cinematography. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Cinematography, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:
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