Interviews

Interview with Tintype photographer Christine Eadie

Interview with Tintype photographer Christine Eadie

1. How and when did you become interested in photography? When I was around 11 I pulled apart my mother’s Kodak instamatic to see how the shutter worked. I ended up breaking the camera in the process. A friend then gave us an old Canon 35mm rangefinder but mum didn’t understand the manual settings. So I went to the library…
Interview with Street photographer Keith Dannemiller

Interview with Street photographer Keith Dannemiller

Keith Dannemiller was born in Akron, Ohio on May 27, 1949, and educated there in Catholic elementary and high schools. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with a B.A. in Organic Chemistry. In 1976, after four years in San Francisco, he moved to Austin, Texas where he worked for The Texas Observer, Third Coast and Texas Monthly. While…
Interview with Outdoor Nude photographer Bogdan Gulyay

Interview with Outdoor Nude photographer Bogdan Gulyay

Bogdan Gulyay (born 1980, Ukraine) work mostly in classic black and white silver gelatin technique. His latest series are a mixed media with black and white photos, manually painted with acrylic and oil paints. He also make multimedia slideshows from his photographs. His interests in photography are very wide, from portraits to sport, from nude to landscapes. – How and…
Interview with Documentary photographer Paulo Monteiro

Interview with Documentary photographer Paulo Monteiro

Paulo Monteiro was born in 1963, in São Miguel, Azores, where he currently live and work. He’s a self taught photographer. He has developed long term projects about various subjects, such as popular religiosity, profane festivities, architecture, landscape, Nature, or the world of work. He’s very focused about documenting the Azorean culture. His work has been displayed in the Azores…
Interview with Portrait photographer Norma I. Quintana

Interview with Portrait photographer Norma I. Quintana

Norma I. Quintana (born in Cleveland, Ohio, 1954) is an American photographer and educator working in the tradition of social documentary. She photographs with film, primarily in black and white using available light. Quintana has studied under Mary Ellen Mark, Graciela Iturbide and Shelby Lee Adams. She has lectured nationally at major universities, including art residencies at Penn State and…
Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Gregory Prescott

Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Gregory Prescott

How and when did you become interested in photography? I have always been interested in all forms of art and I use to draw and was interested in illustration but with the interest in fashion, I tried out photography and discovered its a much faster process and I enjoy working and creating with other people. Is there any artist/photographer who…
Interview with Fine Art photographer David Johndrow

Interview with Fine Art photographer David Johndrow

David Johndrow is a fine art photographer living in Austin, Texas. After studying photography the University of Texas, he began shooting commercial work as well as pursuing his more personal fine art photography. David’s continuing series, Terrestrials, combines his passion for gardening and photography and features macro nature photographs of animals and plants that inhabit his Hill Country, Texas garden.…
Interview with Nude photographer Igor Amelkovich

Interview with Nude photographer Igor Amelkovich

How and when did you become interested in photography? As a child I dabbled a bit with a photo and I was close to it. After graduation and some construction of my life, I wanted to do something for self-realization in art. Moreover, I have always been close to art. About 10 years I played in a rock band. My…
Interview with Black and White photographer Ivan Pinkava

Interview with Black and White photographer Ivan Pinkava

Since graduating from the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague, Ivan Pinkava (b. 1961) has devoted himself to non-commercial photography. In this time, he has created his own distinctive visual language, which has secured him a prominent place in the arts scene. The figures and still lifes in his works intertwine. The upright…
Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Jib Peter

Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Jib Peter

1. How and when did you become interested in photography? During a day of introduction to photography (shooting and processing) at primary school it became a dream and then an obsession, I was only 7. Maybe only because the photographer told me my photos were good. But I only started photography when I was 21. 2. Is there any artist/photographer…
Interview with Nude photographer Arthur Meehan

Interview with Nude photographer Arthur Meehan

Arthur Meehan was born in New Jersey in 1968 and studied at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in Manhattan, New York City – widely considered to be one of the leading art schools in the United States. His artistic heroes are the sculptor Rodin and photographer Edward Weston. Arthur is inspired by natural beauty – pure and unadorned as…
Interview with Architecture photographer Wolfgang Mothes

Interview with Architecture photographer Wolfgang Mothes

Wolfgang Mothes is a self-taught photographer living in Frankfurt/Germany. Architecture photography has always been his favorite subject, but he is much interested in other genres of photography as well, especially panorama, technology and infrared. Wolfgang Mothes work has been exhibited in Germany, GB, Netherlands, Switzerland, Hungary and Russia. He works for magazines, published three books and many calendars. He still…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer David Fokos

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer David Fokos

David Fokos was born in 1960 in Baltimore, MD and currently lives in San Diego, CA. Using an 85-year old 8×10 view camera, world-renowned artist David Fokos has been photographing the landscape for over 30 years. Often working 100 hours or more to craft a single image, his elegant black and white images have been lauded as masterpieces of minimalism.…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Håkan Strand

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Håkan Strand

Håkan Strand, born in 1959, lives in Stockholm, Sweden. Strand is an award winning Fine Art Photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He brings his Scandinavian influences into his photography to create a style which is characterized by sophisticated simplicity of form, beauty and lines. By making use of low light environments, between dusk and dawn, bad weather and gray cloudy…
Interview with Ferrotype/Portrait photographer Hans de Kort

Interview with Ferrotype/Portrait photographer Hans de Kort

Hans de Kort was born in 1963 in the Netherlands. At the age of 4 he had his first encounter with photography, witnessing the development of pictures in the dark room: the start of a lifetime fascination for ‘writing with light’. In 1986 he graduated from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. With more than 25 years experience in…
Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Milosz Wozaczynski

Interview with Nude/Portrait photographer Milosz Wozaczynski

Fine-art, nude and portrait photographer. Born in 1975 in Szczecin, currently living in United Kingdom. Self-taught photographer. In his work he mainly engages in portraits and creative photography. He usually uses large format camera with classic photosensitive materials but also x-ray films. The winner of a golden medal award in the Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 and a laureate…
Interview with Black and White photographer Brian Arnold

Interview with Black and White photographer Brian Arnold

I am a photographer, writer, musician and educator based out of Ithaca, NY. After completing undergraduate degrees in English and ethnomusicology from Colorado College, I spent several years teaching myself photography before enrolling in an MFA program at the Massachusetts College of Art, where I studied with Abe Morell, Doug Dubois, Laura McPhee, Frank Gohlke, and Barbara Bosworth. I have…
Interview with Nude photographer Andreas H. Bitesnich

Interview with Nude photographer Andreas H. Bitesnich

Andreas H. Bitesnich (born in Vienna, 1964) is an Austrian photographer and musician. He specializes in nude and portrait photography. His work appears regularly in international magazines. How and when did you become interested in photography? I became aware of photography in the mid 1980s through a chance meeting with the assistant of a famous fashion photographer. Is there any…
Interview with Black and White photographer Ra Friedman

Interview with Black and White photographer Ra Friedman

RA Friedman is the son of four generations of Brooklynites and has been involved with photography since elementary school. He studied drawing at Harpur College, Binghamton NY, and earned an MFA from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge in 1994. While continuing to photograph in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, he is working on a five city book project that contrasts…