18 August, 2007

Interview with my Flickr friend Charlie (CharlieBrown8989)

1. How did you first get interested in photography? And are you self taught?

I saw my uncle was taking photos using the old Kodak camera at age of 7th.

Yes I am self taught.

2. Do you have a favourite walk around lens? If so, what is it?

Not really.

3. What equipment and software do you use?

Canon 20D, Canon Lens, Tamron Tele; Macro, Zoom; Wideangle; Corel Picasa; Photoshop CS; Paintshop Pro Xi.

4. Which one item of equipment is the most important for you?

Canon & Tamron & Corel; Paintshop Pro Xi; Picasa for viewing.

5. How do you decide on locations and subjects?

Depend on my plan to shoot on the subject.

6. What are your favourite subjects to photograph?

Landscape, Nature, people, Food, Drinks, Flowers, Macro.

7. What continues to inspire you as a photographic artist?

My fans keep coming back & tell me how they have improve by using my technique & advise.

8. What is the one thing that you have not captured on camera you feel you need to express?

Nudes modeling shots indoor & outdoor

9. What other artists have influenced your work?

No, not a single one in particular. I believes I should have my own style.

10. What other talents do you possess besides photography? And is there another area of talent you would like to explore?

Graphics design; Public speaking; Sales & Marketing.

NaNo Technology.

11. Have you met other flick rites in person, and how was the experience?

very rare, once in China.

12. Any words of advice for those who would like to dig deeper into photography?

Read; visit more others works, ask for advise. find a mentor.

13. Of all the photos you've taken, what is your favourite and why?

I dont have a favourite photo.

14. If you could change anything on flickr, what would it be?

Flickr team need new bloods.

These are the photos that Charlie want to show us in this interview

About to Bloom

Star's Blessing

Waiting for the Wind

Thanks to Charlie for his prompt reply, his kindness and for inspiring me to open this blog.

Angie_real aka Angela Lobefaro

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