We all start somewhere. Whether it was a high school darkroom or a simple spark of curiosity on a morning walk, every photographer has an initial moment that led them here.
We recently asked our creative community of photographers on Twitter how they got their start. The stories they shared range from sweet to heartbreaking, simple to powerful – and they remind us just how special photography truly is.
Read through their responses below and let us know your origin story. How did you get your start in photography? Tweet @photoshelter and we’ll add it to the list!
Where does your story begin? Let us know what moment jump started your passion for photography. Share your memories on Twitter and tag us so we can see (@photoshelter)!