Conceptual photographer Ronen Goldman brings dream-inspired images to life using magician’s tricks to fool the eye and create a twisted reality. We talk to Ronen about what his images mean to him, and he reveals some secrets behind his creative process.
Portrait photographer Evan Zee understand the importance of relating to his models, He shares some tips on how you can connect with, understand, and be comfortable with the people you’re photographing to truly capture their soul and personality.
Chicago-based fashion and portrait photographer Kirsten Miccoli opens up to us in this interview about her creative process; shows us some of her favorite images; and shares her insights on how to overcome times when inspiration is lacking.
Photographer and digital artist Sean Mundy talks about how different styles of art and listening to different genres of music help him create conceptual imagery. Sean always strives to digest different art and can become inspired by anything.
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.
Action sports and lifestyle photographer Leo Rosas talks about life after winning a Red Bull Photo contest; the unorthodox life lessons he got from his parents; his love of skateboarding and photography; and how he views the corporate and personal sides of the industry.
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.
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.
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