Interview: Photographer Sebastien Sechinffon (France)
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Tell us something about yourself
I am Sebastien Sechinffon, professional photographer, in the south of France , near MONTPELLIER
Married, with 2 lovely children
How and when did you get into photography?
I’ve start Photography 40 years ago, with the Old dad’s reflex. Seriously, I really start in 2009, and as a professional in 2014
What does photography mean to you?
Undoubtly, a means of expression. In any event, mine
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
I din’t know if i have a style or not And personaly, i dont care. The important factor for me is firstly to be in accordance with my model, and secondly to find a way to express us.
Where do you get inspiration from?
From many photographer, professional or not, and social networks like 500px, or pinterest.
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Sometime. For exemple on my last Serie with parachute, I Need to know some basics thinks like the weather, the thematic, and the place for the shoot.
But for a “normal” shooting, is not necessary
Studio, on location or both?
I dont like studio so much. I prefer to be outside, with big space, and natural light
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
Sometime is the passion, sometime it’s for client. .. so both J
What has been your most memorable session and why?
So difficult to say! all my shooting are some fantastic meeting. Most of the time People are awesome . I think the best is yet to come ;)
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
Peter Lindbergh, stefan beutler, and so many …
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
I have a Canon, 5dMkIV, and for the the lens ES 85F1,2 USM is the best for me
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
I’m not the real good person fort hat . But i just can say do your Own choices, but lesson to the other. Work this respect.
What do you think of our new magazine?
I just know it fiew month ago by the interview of a friend of mine. I Think is a good think for the photograph and model community.