Interviews

Interview with Fashion photographer Gennadiy Chernomashintsev

Interview with Fashion photographer Gennadiy Chernomashintsev

I was born in USSR in 1968, now live in Ukraine. I work as art director in DOMINO magazine (Ukrainian magazine) and as freelance fashion photographer. I always like photography. I mean I like this images in fashion magazine, beautiful fashion b/w ad etc. In my childhood I had a great Soviet camera ФЕД . It was a really great…
Interview with Black and White photographer Bobby Chitrakar

Interview with Black and White photographer Bobby Chitrakar

I was born in 1965 in Kathmandu, Nepal to an artist caste(* In lieu of the recent massive earthquake in Nepal, please donate what you can. I was in Kathmandu when the earthquake hit and the whole country and it’s people are devastated). My last name, ‘Chitrakar’ means image-maker in Sanskrit. Although my immediate family stopped being artists, I had/have…
Interview with Black and White photographer Hannah Kozak

Interview with Black and White photographer Hannah Kozak

Hannah Kozak was born to a Polish father and a Guatemalan mother in Los Angeles, California. At the age of ten, she was given a Kodak Brownie camera by her father, Sol, a survivor of the Nazi concentration camps and began instinctively capturing images of dogs, flowers, family and friends that felt honest and real. As a teenager growing up…
Interview with Hand-Made/Portrait photographer Jessica Somers

Interview with Hand-Made/Portrait photographer Jessica Somers

Jessica Somers is a photographer specializing in historic and hand-made photographic techniques and self-portraiture. Her photographs explore the struggle and balance between the choices one makes and the uncontrollable circumstances that intervene with these choices. Jessica’s work has been exhibited nationally, has been published in various periodicals and is represented by the Catherine Couturier Gallery in Houston, TX. Her research…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Michel Rajkovic

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Michel Rajkovic

There are places that carry you, lights that you freeze and moods that you fill emotions. It is through a long period of research and location scouting that his work begins. Michel Rajkovic does not try to capture the landscape as we perceive it. On the contrary, patiently, with long exposure technics, he invites the time and chance to bring…
Interview with Black and White photographer Spiros Zervoudakis

Interview with Black and White photographer Spiros Zervoudakis

Spiros Zervoudakis was born in Athens . He studied Mathematics in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , continued with Post Graduate studies (Msc) in Applied Mathematics in the Technical University of Crete and Philosophy of Mathematics in National University of Athens. His occupation with photography started when he attended classes on Photography in the Photographic Group of the Aristotle University…
Interview with Nude photographer Radoslaw Pujan

Interview with Nude photographer Radoslaw Pujan

How and when did you become interested in photography? It was about 10 years ago when I started taking pictures. At the beginning it was only holiday photos, later landscapes and portraits of my friends. I felt there was always something missing in my photography. I had an impression that the images I have created already existed. They looked like…
Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Interview with Large Format / Collodion photographer Jim Sincock

Wisconsin fine art photographer Jim Sincock, focuses on large format black and white landscape and fine art still life photography. In his processes he uses traditional film, silver gelatin dry plate (glass negatives) wet plate collodion (aka tintype), digital, and photo encaustic. With his landscape photography, he seeks to provide intimate views of wild and natural places in the American…
Interview with Architecture photographer Frank Machalowski

Interview with Architecture photographer Frank Machalowski

My name is Frank Machalowski, I was born in Berlin, Germany. I live and work here. After studying economy in Berlin I worked for 14 years as a business consultant, almost 3 years ago I started my own business as a freelance photographer and artist. How and when did you become interested in photography? When I was a little child,…
Interview with Nude photographer Neil Craver

Interview with Nude photographer Neil Craver

As a youth in North Carolina; I begun my path as an abstract painter and figurative sculptor; motivations grew from my interest of the psychophysical effects of chroma. Photography holds all the intrinsic values of all the other arts; but differers in the fact the it’s the foundation of existence. My creations are the exploration of my inner facilities; in…
Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Philippe Mougin

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Philippe Mougin

How and when did you become interested in photography? A long time ago i discovered a photographic book from the great Jean-Loup Sieff… it was a revelation for me, not for his nude but for his black and white landscapes in Normandy, Scotland… so Dark and so Timeless…. Is there any artist/photographer who inspired your art? I’m really fascinating also…
Interview with Black and White photographer Osamu Jinguji

Interview with Black and White photographer Osamu Jinguji

I’m a photo artist and a creator in Japan. My career by them has re-started since my first poetry-photo book has been published in 2009. After that, I’ve been ever participating in many group exhibitions, art fairs in New York (SCOPE), in Miami (SPECTRUM), in Spain (ARTEANDO) and in Germany (BERLINER LISTE), etc. Also, my works, for the last several…
Interview with Nude photographer Stefano Brunesci

Interview with Nude photographer Stefano Brunesci

First inspired by the timeless portraits of Hollywood greats such as Rita Hayworth, Greta Garbo and Marilyn Monroe, Stefano first began photographing women at the age of 13. After a short diversion into travel and landscape photography in his late teens Stefano returned to his first passion, editorial fashion, in 2007. Although a convert to digital and a strong supporter…
Interview with Alternative Process photographer Miho Kajioka

Interview with Alternative Process photographer Miho Kajioka

I was born in 1973 in Okayama, Japan, and at 18 moved to California, where I studied at the San Francisco Art Institute. I began there as a painting major, but little by little turned to photography. I finished by fine arts degree at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Upon graduation, I returned to Japan and became a journalist, producing TV…
Interview with Wet-Plate Collodion / Landscape photographer Ben Nixon

Interview with Wet-Plate Collodion / Landscape photographer Ben Nixon

Ben Nixon creates landscapes of extraordinary beauty through the unwieldy nineteenth-century wet-plate collodion process, a hands-on photographic technique that offers the artist tight control of materials and yet invites serendipitous visual irregularities influenced by conditions in the field. Nixon avoids photographing recognizable landscapes, transforming non-iconic terrain into mysterious, intriguing worlds. Nixon prefers older technologies so that he can slow down…
Interview with Black and White Documentary photographer Jo Farrell

Interview with Black and White Documentary photographer Jo Farrell

Jo Farrell is an award-winning black and white photographer and cultural anthropologist. Born in London, England she has been based in Hong Kong for the past seven years. Her photography work focuses on traditions and cultures that are dying out, including the project “Living History: Bound Feet Women of China.” She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her…
Interview with Black and White photographer Camille Renée Devid

Interview with Black and White photographer Camille Renée Devid

Camille’s work is influenced by her international background and experience, having lived in Curacao, France and Spain. Currently she is based in Amsterdam. In September 2014, her first book My Other Side (Grey Matters 5) was published by Schilt Publishing. In November she got selected as one of the New Dutch talents of 2015. 1. How and when did you…
Interview with Fine Art photographer Michael Massaia

Interview with Fine Art photographer Michael Massaia

Michael Massaia (born in New Jersey, 1978) is a fine art Photographer and Printmaker who has spent the past nine years documenting areas and objects that never extend to far from his front door. Isolation, disconnection, and an attempt to put a spotlight on the ordinary is the constant in all of his work. Michael specializes in large format black…
Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Pia Elizondo

Interview with Black and White Fine Art photographer Pia Elizondo

Pia Elizondo was born in Mexico city in 1963. As from 1985, she has made photography her profession. Her work has been exhibited in Latin America, the United States and Europe. In 1994, she is the recipient of the grant “Young creators” (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes) to develop a project about Mexico City that will be…