Orig­i­nally stud­ied in­dus­trial en­gi­neer­ing with em­pha­sis on re­search and devel­op­ment in the food in­dus­try sec­tor. How­ever, in 2009, he dis­cov­ered the pre-70s pho­tog­ra­phers and started us­ing his phone’s cam­era to prac­tice. It also was a way for him to es­cap


Photos’. There’s Harry Gruyaert, Martin Parr, Daido Moriyama, Saul Leiter, Wil­liam Klein, Bruce Gilden, Reza, Joseph Koudelka, Garry Wino­grand and Fouad El Khoury among oth­ers. In or­der to be­come good and suc­cess­ful, pho­tog­ra­phers un­con­sciously imi­tate those who in­flu­ence them. I am no ex­cep­tion to this rule. My think­ing and style are de­rived from those I listed above (but with a lot of cus­tomi­sa­tion).

How do you ed­u­cate your­self to take bet­ter pic­tures?

Once you know how to con­trol you cam­era and not the op­po­site, tak­ing bet­ter photos turns out to be a de­ci­sion. This can be achieved by us­ing a spe­cific prime lens (or an­other ac­ces­sory) and go­ing out to shoot at a spe­cific time of the day.

What has been the in­flu­ence of dig­i­tal tech­nol­ogy on your photography?

Dig­i­tal photography made ev­ery­thing May 2016

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