Marek Wurfl is a portrait photographer with a background in traditional art, who is influenced by Early Netherlandish painters. In our interview, he tells us how he takes photos in this style, using unique lighting and posing styles, giving his images an oil painting-like look.
Mike Kelley’s composite of planes taking off is awesome. Here, the aerial photographer shares how he approaches new work; gushes over his favorite photo he’s ever taken; and tells us what book is most important to him and why.
When I’m not feeling inspired, I respect it and stop producing. But, if it lasts too long, I push myself to create by forcing myself to shoot. As I put myself out there, the creativity starts flowing on its own.
I can’t tell you how many times just trying one thing can make the difference. It could be just asking someone, experimenting with something, or just having fun, but just trying something new can take you away on down the road.
My main habits are paying attention, both to life and my emotions that accompany it – that’s the main source of my inspiration for my art. I want my art to be a by-product of living, not the focus, and I think that’s where it’s easy to get lost.
Grace Almera merges fine art conceptual fantasy and fashion photography to bring surreal dream worlds to life. Here’s how she blends imaginative concepts with elaborate costumes to tell stories of far-off places and fairy tale characters.
Grant Legan has shot for GQ, J. Crew, and Coach, making him a fashionable forerunner among today’s most prolific traveling visual storytellers. We discuss the differences between the creative community in LA and Chicago, and his next career move.
Felix Hernandez creates imaginative photos inspired by his “pre-programmed” dreams. He believes great images are not created with great gear, but with great imagination, and explains how he dreams up his ideas.
Kate Woodman defines her style as cinematic conceptual photography. While most of her paid commissions are in fashion and portraiture, Kate hesitates to identify as a fashion photographer. She’s less interested in fashion trends and more interested in telling a story.
While most of his portfolio reveals photos of musical artists in the heat of performance, another project has been stealing this photographer’s time. Read our interview with Justin Eisner to find out what he’s been doing with an old box of his grandfather’s slides.
Specializing in portraits of people’s everyday lives across Asia, Dewi Natalia strives to capture beauty across different cultures to change the way we see each other. Today, we talk to Dewi about her goals and her creative process as she travels and shoots.
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