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Interview: Photographer Joanna Walasek (Poland)
Tell us something about yourself
My name is Joanna .I am Polish but last 6 years i live in Sicily.Thats why my life its all the time with suitcase. Its good because my second hobby its traveling :)
How and when did you get into photography?
I think that was all my life .My family have a lot of experience with photography ( some professional and some only hobby ). Long time ago my friends called me Braceface because the whole time i was with camera :P .My real story with photography start maybe 5 years ago when one day i realised “I LOVE THIS “ :)
What does photography mean to you?
For me its Stop time and show the moment and emotion. I love this!!!!Even if people are not perfect for me they are :)
Where do you get inspiration from?
This is stupid but usually from my dreams :D I have even tattoo “ Its only a dream “ :D this subject is super important for me :)
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Of corse yes.But more often improvises and after i like this photos more :D
Studio, on location or both?
Preferit outside photos.I like people and nature :)
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
In the middle.But all the time i learning , working to be better and better . If i think like this its ok because i know that photography can still surprise me :)
What has been your most memorable session and why?
I think my first one .When i watch this photos i know that were not perfect but that was beginning of a beautiful adventure :)
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
My cousin .She is my favourite photographer and this what she doing and how she is the person.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
I working on Nikon but its not important.Important its who is located behind :P
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Practice, keep trying, not to give up !!!!!!!
What do you think of our new magazine?
Its nice.I like to watch the work of other photographers or beautiful models. But more to get to know their stories :)