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Interview: Photographer Sudhanshu Singh (India)
Tell us something about yourself
Hi, I am an Indian photographer born in Delhi. I am an introvert, jovial and sensible guy.
How and when did you get into photography?
I started taking pictures 3 years ago using mobile phone. It gradually grew onto me from there. I used to photography anything and everything in the initial days. I tried various genres like street, architecture, events but fashion and conceptual is what interested me most and then focused myself on these two genres only.
What does photography mean to you?
I was not much of a creative person. Photography has taught me to be creative. It's an amazing feeling to express your art through pictures.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
I am into fashion and conceptual photography.
Where do you get inspiration from?
There are lot of photographer who inspire and amaze me with their work like Von Wong, Tarun Khiwal and many russian photographer who do phenomenal work at portraits.
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Most of the times I plan well before what and how the shoot is going to be. Still sometimes when I haven't been to the shoot location and haven't met the model before I just go with the flow.
Studio, on location or both?
Mostly location, I believe studio shoots are restrictive but that may be because I haven't shot in studio with a creative team yet.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
Started as a hobbyist but now I am a paid professional.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
Most of my sessions are memorable because I have worked with some amazing talent. Every model tries to give her best on the shoot.
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
Von Wong, Tarun Khiwal, Jay Kreens, Ronny Garcia to name a few.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Canon and 50mm is the only prime I have used and I love it.
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Don't get disheartened if few like your work initially. Art is subjective, you will get an audience which appreciated your art in time. Just keep getting better at what you do.
What do you think of our new magazine?
I love the idea. I found opportunity to connect to lot of amazing photographer all over the globe.