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Interview: Photographer Robert Lipnicki
Tell us something about yourself
Yes hm, I think I’m quite straightforward. Workaholic, lazy in certain way, dreamer and always Enjoy the extra hour of sleep. Appreciate small things and quality time with family.
How and when did you get into photography?
I got to photography since I was little, had big inspiration from my grand father. Was little assistant for him on location and in darkroom. But started my photography in 2011.
What does photography mean to you?
Photography is a soul relief, instrument to express and create. To paint with a light – if I can say this way.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
I would say edgy, creative and elegant. It depends what I want the viewer to feel.
Where do you get inspiration from?
Honestly I don’t know, from beautiful material I guess, art, architecture, people its usually comes from the top – I have this image in my head which I need to make.
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Always there is a preproduction, but then I go with the flow, as sometimesspontaneous 15 minutes, can create the masterpieces.
Studio, on location or both?
Both, but lately I enjoy natural light.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
Professional and hobbyist.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
Every session I do feel butterflies. But I will say most recent one. Imagine, last look, last click, strobe went on fire with heavy smoke, it was a lucky last shot, the way I wanted, emotion and models expression ;)
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
Many things, something unexplored, different techniques, lightning, to create something different. Willing to learn and deliver something new. The best team, which always helps me to create my vision, and of course my creative partner Stefanija she is my muse. We always brainstorm ideas together.
Nikon or Canon? Favourite lens?
Nikon, faw lens sigma 35mm
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Skills + hard work will make the best result. Focus on creativity then you will find your path.
What do you think of our new magazine?
Its great, fresh, I really like the interview, as you not only can show your work but also get familiar with people.