Archive for the 'Interviews with Photographers' category

Winter in Italy: An Interview with Portrait Photographer Anna Karnutsch

Portrait by Anna Karnutsch

When photographers take portraits outside it is interesting when the seasons themselves become part of the images. Some parts of the world, such as the North Island in New Zealand (where I live) don’t see much seasonal variation. But in others there’s a stark difference between the four seasons, and it’s something you can utilise as a portrait photographer to give your images a sense of time and place.

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Colour and Light: An Interview With Portrait Photographer Alessio Albi

Natural light portrait by Alessio Albi

Is the internet one of the best things to happen to photography? It certainly makes it easy to view the work of and connect with photographers from all parts of the world. Last week I interviewed Cristina Hoch, a Spanish photographer, the interview before that was with Oded Wagenstein (Israel) and this week the interview is with Alessio Albi, a young photographer from Perugia in Umbria, central Italy.

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Contrast and Colour: An Interview with Portrait Photographer Cristina Hoch

Natural light portrait by Cristina Hoch

Cristina Hoch is a young photographer from the south of Spain. Her portraits have a powerful, edgy quality. She uses a stylised, high-contrast processing technique that emphasises features such as eyes and freckles. Her young subjects stare back at the photographer, sometimes in empathy, at times in defiance.

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A Visual Storyteller: Interview with Oded Wagenstein

The Visual Storyteller ebook by Oded Wagenstein

To view Oded Wangenstein’s work is to take a trip through the exotic and mysterious countries of Central and Eastern Asia. A tireless traveller and nomad, he has spent as much time as he can during the last seven years of his life recording the landscapes and faces of distant lands. Through persistence and hard work he has built a career as a professional photographer. His work regularly appears in prestigious publications such as National Geographic Traveler (Israeli edition). Now, with the release of The Visual Storyteller, he is the latest author to write for Craft & Vision. Earlier this week we connected online to chat about his new ebook and his life’s work.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #36: Thomas Leong

Long exposure photography by Thomas Leong

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Thomas Leong is a photographer from Singapore. I always like looking at the work of Asian long exposure photographers because their subject matter is so different from the scenery I am used to in New Zealand or England. Thomas’s photos are no exception. Read on and enjoy.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #35: Didier Demaret

Long exposure photography by Didier Demaret

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Didier Demaret is a Belgian photographer who discovered photography in 2006. He was immediately attracted to black and white landscape photography in the square format. Many of his photos, as you will see, are taken in rain or fog, giving his photos a mysterious atmosphere.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #34: Spencer Brown

Long exposure photography by Spencer Brown

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Spencer Brown is a photographer from the UK. Like so many other long exposure photographers from that country, he lives on the south coast. He won his first award this year, a commendation in the Sony World Photography Awards.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #33: Hengki Koentjoro

Long exposure photography by Hengki Koentjoro

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Hengki Koentjoro is an Indonesian photographer. He is a resident of Jakarta and studied photography at the Brooks Institute in California. His geographic location, plus some exquisite compositional skill, help give his photos a unique look.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #32: Brian Day

Long exposure photography by Brian Day

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Brian Day is a photographer from Detroit. Many people will be familiar with images of urban decay from the city. Brian’s work is different. Detroit is his hometown and he’s driven to show the beauty of the city and its architecture. He spends several hours a week photographing the city. He uses long exposure photography to create some of those images, and you can see the results in the photos accompanying this interview.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #31: Cole Thompson

Long exposure photography by Cole Thompson

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Cole Thompson is a fine art photographer based in Colorado in the United States. As part of the interview I asked him how, in a world where it seems that many photographers are producing similar work, it is possible to create original photography? His answer is worth reading, as it brings up one of Cole’s most interesting concepts, ‘photographic celibacy’.

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