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Interview: Photographer Enea Arienti (Switzerland)
Tell us something about yourself
Currently studying architecture in the italian side of Switzerland, I enjoy taking pictures during my spare time.
How and when did you get into photography?
I first started during highschool, then I began assisting various photographers between Berlin, London and New York.
What does photography mean to you?
I particulary like the idea of freezing a moment into a frame which shows infinite details, not catchable by human eye during the normal flow the time.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
Oriented towards fashion photography, always keeping in mind the natural, effortless expression of people.
Where do you get inspiration from?
Everyday life and human interaction.
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Yes, I usually have in mind what I want to frame.
Studio, on location or both?
Both, location normally gives you more opportunity to variate. Studio instead creates full control of light.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
Hobbyst still, hope to become a professional full time after studies.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
Every session has a particular situation which I can enjoy.
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
Helmut Newton, Lachlan Bailey, Giampaolo Sgura and Billy Kidd.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Canon, 24-70mm 2.8
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Just follow your dream and produce what you feel is right, never stop.
What do you think of our new magazine?
Very interesting and inspiring, curious to see what's coming next!