Interview: Photographer Simone Favilli (Italy)
Tell us something about yourself
I'm a 43 yearsold photogrwpher from Florence Italy
How and when did you get into photography?
Ever since I was young, my father taught me to photograph. After twenty years she has become a true passion and studied at various photographic studios, doing fashion and advertising.
What does photography mean to you?
For me, photography must represent beauty in an aesthetic sense. Beauty to see and to show.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
I seek beauty. My photos must be nice to look at, they must convey fascination, elegance and harmony
Where do you get inspiration from?
From everyday life, I always look for what I like in my surroundings
Think you in advance what you want in the picture?
Absolutely yes, I need to have a goal
Studio, on location or both?
Only location. I prefer natural light
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
An hobbist. This allows me to be free
What has been your most memorable session and why?
A really long session of 8 hours with a very good model. Have so much time and so much freedom has allowed us to express ourselves to the best.
What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Now I have Nikon. I prefer telephoto lens, like 70-200 mm.
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Always do what you inspire and like. Never bend to the choices of others.
What do you think of our new magazine?
Very nice, and full of great pics. Maybe an ispiration