With each photograph, Dean Isidro continues to feel the sensation of when he held his first camera and snapped that first photo a polaroid of his mother lying out in the California sun. While equipment has evolved, the somewhat forgotten demands of traditional film tremendously influenced Dean’s work and still challenge him to make every shot resonate and thrill. Asked about some of his most memorable shoots, he laughs citing how organically the assignments unfold it’s traveling to the remote locations that always invites the unexpected. When away from his camera Dean can be found at the beach with his trusted dog Nuka or deftly managing the simmering pots of a newly discovered high-brow French recipe.
The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, has released
Anze Osterman is a talented 27-year-old freelance photographer, photojournalist and nature enthusiast from Ljubljana, Slovenia.