Category: Interviews

Stunning Colorful Instagrams by Kristina Makeeva

Moscow-based 30-year-old photographer and engineer Kristina Makeeva shares incredible and magical photos on instagram with her 199000 followers. Krisina shoots colorful portraits, still life, landscape, travel and dreamlike photography. She uses Canon 5D Mark II, Kiev 88 and Leica 6 cameras. Read also: Frozen Baikal: The World’s Oldest and Deepest Lake by Kristina Makeeva More info: instagram / facebook / website

Interview With Portrait Photographer Kamila Solarz

Kamila Solarz is a talented photographer and student currently based in Gdynia, Poland. Kamila shoots a lot of beauty and fine art portraits. Let us hear more from the photographer herself… Tell us a little bit about you: My name is Kamila Solarz, I’m a young photographer currently live in Gdynia, Poland. I’m studying in the School of Fine Arts majoring in photography and working in a modeling agency. I’m 18 years old. I usually take photographs of women which deal with creation photography and fashion. How long have you been a photographer? Since 2012, when I decided to purchase ... Read more

Interview With Portrait Photographer Jessica Rivas

Jessica Rivas is a talented 24-year old photographer based in Miami, Florida. Jessica studied Psychology at Miami Dade College and graduated from Florida International University in Communication Arts. Let us hear more from the photographer herself… Tell us a little bit about you: I’m currently living in Miami, Florida where I appreciate life’s simplicity and it’s visual diversity. I like stationary items, education, and dancing. How long have you been a photographer? I’ve been photographing for a little over 5 years. What first drew you to portrait photography—and how did you discover it? When I was 17 years old, I ... Read more

Interview With Instagram Photographer Valeriy Poltorak

Valeriy Poltorak is a talented photographer and adventurer, who was born in Vinnitsa, Ukraine but raised in the Pacific Northwest. Valeriy shoots amazing landscape, travel and nature photography. Let us hear more from the photographer himself… Tell us a little bit about you: My name is Valeriy Poltorak, otherwise known as Mrvalography on social media. I was born in the Ukraine but have grown up in the Pacific Northwest, primarily the Seattle – Tacoma area for the last 25 years. I enjoy traveling the globe and capturing unforgettable moments along the way. How long have you been a photographer? I ... Read more

Interview With Photographer, Violinist and Bodybuilder Frank Yang

Frank Yang is a superb talented Taiwanese artist with the body of an athlete. He is a violinist, photographer, bodybuilder, performance artist, and all around weirdo (in a good way). He’s obsessed with abstract philosophical ideas. One of those types who strives for “aesthetics” in everything. Frank shoots a lot of street and life photography. When did you first think of becoming a photographer? The first time I encountered photography was when I was 17. I took my mom’s DSLR camera and started taking pictures during a family trip. The first picture I took, after several tries, was a close ... Read more

Interview With Wedding Photographer Thomas Sasse

Thomas Sasse is a talented 26 years old self taught photographer and engineer based in Industriehafen, Magdeburg, Germany. Thomas started photography 10 years ago, he shoots a lot of emotional and full of inventiveness portraits and wedding photography. Sasse shares his story. When did you first think of becoming a photographer? 10 years ago I began to shoot landscape-photos with a digicam. In 2013, after studying engineering, a completely different non-creative thing, I realized I should shoot people, couples and weddings more often and risk to make a living from that work. Has wedding always been a major focus of ... Read more

Interview With Fine Art Portrait Photographer Danielle van Zadelhoff

Danielle van Zadelhoff is an incredibly gifted photo artist. She was born in Amsterdam and now she lives in Belgian town Antwerp. Danielle’s story of becoming a photographer is remarkable. Her father was fond of painting and sculpturing, so Danielle grew up in the atmosphere of creativity. She learned how to express herself in this or that kind of art. Besides, her family library was full of books devoted to art and history. Danielle fell in love with Renaissance artists, and we can see their influence in her works now. The most remarkable Renaissance feature of Danielle’s photo portraits is ... Read more

Interview With Portrait Photographer Tatiana Minelli

Tatiana Minelli is a model and talented photographer specializing in portrait photography. Women photo portraits made by Minelli impress by their sophistication, aesthetics and perfect lighting. Working on every portrait Tatiana creates an original plot with deep meaning, using all kinds of studio decoration, natural and urban landscapes. She’s totally devoted to photo art which she calls her main passion. When did you first think of becoming a photographer? The idea to become a photographer first came to me when I was about nineteen. I just loved seeing the smiling faces of girls looking at their own photos. And I ... Read more

Interview With 18-Year-Old Portrait Photographer Adam Bird

Adam Bird is a talented 18 years old self taught photographer based in Birmingham, UK. Adam shoots a lot of fashion, beauty and fine art portraits. Let us hear more from the photographer himself… Tell us a little bit about you: My name is Adam Bird and I’m from Birmingham. I’m 18 years old and I’m a twin! I currently work part time at a connivence store and do freelance photography work in my spare time! How long have you been a photographer? I’ve always been interested in photography but I only started taking it seriously about two years ago. ... Read more

An Interview With Norwegian Artist Daria Endresen

Daria Endresen is a talented Norwegian artist, model and photographer from Oslo. She draws inspiration from “her most intimate, personal stories“. Daria uses Canon EOS 5D Mark II, she shoots a lot of dark, surreal and aesthetic portraits. Tell us a little bit about you: My name is Daria Endresen, I am 33, living in Oslo, Norway. I enjoy taking and retouching pictures. How long have you been a photographer? I got my first DSLR about 8 years ago – I seriously took up photography right after that. Has portraiture always been a major focus of your photography? No, my ... Read more

Interview With Fine Art Portrait Photographer Elisa Imperi

Elisa Imperi is a superb talented Italian photographer, who was born Umbria. She approach photography as an autodidact, studying and reading books on the floors of libraries and taking photographs of the streets of her adopted city, Perugia. Elisa uses both analogue and digital cameras. Tell us a little bit about you: I live in Umbria, Italy. I am a lover of art history. I uses both digital and analog techniques. After graduation I took a course from videomaker and soon will begin a masters in fashion photography. I always try to improve myself, to update my knowledge. I believe ... Read more

An Interview with Photographer Emanuele Passarelli

Emanuele Passarelli is talented 22 years old photographer and artist based in Rome, Italy. He began as self-educated an artistic career into photography, finding his own balance. Emanuele uses Canon 6D, he shoots a lot of portrait and conceptual photography. When did you first think of becoming a photographer? I don’t remember very well when was the first time that I decided to become a photographer, because I was too young. I’ve started just an year and a half ago, when I finally had the chance. Has portraiture always been a major focus of your photography? Basically in my photos ... Read more