What initially drew you toward the niche of conceptual underwater photography? I’ve always had a great love for water. My siblings and I grew up on a yacht club and we could sail before we could ride a bike. Spending my time in or around water has always been second nature to me. Sadly I […]
Food photography can sometimes be just as delectable as the real thing, especially when it is shot by an enthusiast as good as Vanessa Rees. Rees combines the food with interesting backgrounds that enhance the edible goodies even more. Brooklyn-based Rees is a self-proclaimed food, still life, and lifestyle photographer, and based on her portfolio […]
Typically in photography, maintaining your close-up images uncluttered and essentially simple can give you the most effective results. Another virtue that most photographers would be well-served to have is patience and persistence. And still, other points worth emphasizing are depth of field as well as isolating your subject, two elements to keep in mind for […]
Mention the creature guinea pig and immediately images of experimentation and testing come to mind. As a matter of fact say ‘guinea pig’ and you will often get the impression that something new is being tried, often implying unknown if not perilous results. There are a few exceptions ofcourse, such as Booboo.
Flora Borsi Interview – Being behind the camera is so much easier, because I can arrange the composition and capture the perfect moment. If something isn’t good enough I can make adjustments in real time. When I take pictures of myself it is difficult to pay attention to the camera settings, lighting, pose, and composition. I often use a mirror to see the result before the self-timer stops counting.
Laurent Nivalle Interview – Laurent is an artistic director, designer and photographer for the french car company Citroën in the design department for the last 10 years. With a spontaneous and creative approach to photography, his preferences are portraits as well as cars and fashion photography.
How do you come up with your concepts? What’s your thought process? During the day, I write down every little detail, small things I have seen. For example, interesting details on styling, a particular mood evoked in a picture or a film scene, and build upon my own story. Sometimes the best sources of inspiration […]
Interview with Maine based photographer Christopher O’Donnell – I’ve always had a strong connection to nature, and I just subconsciously gravitated towards it. I was still living in Vermont when I became serious about photography, so being in that environment certainly influenced my choice.