Interview: Photographer Sali Petel (Israël)

18 Aug 2017

Tell us something about yourself

Im from Israel , age 45, married and a  father of 4 kids


How and when did you get into photography?

I started with the photography when I get my firs camera at the age of 16 by my father as a birthday gift.


What does photography mean to you?

Photography for me is everything. Its my passion, my desire , and my Income sources.

 

Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.

My work ranges from Modeling to Fine Art, between fantasy and dream, between old and new, between reality and imagination

 

Where do you get inspiration from?

My influences are varied and wide, I am influenced by almost everything, it can be from the work of other photographers, movies, imaginations and basically everything


Think you in advance what you want in the picture?

I always want to get something in the picture that is a bit beyond reality

 

Studio, on location or both?

Both

 

Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?

paid professional

 

What has been your most memorable session and why?

There is no such one, each set has different and varied experiences and it is always surprising

 

What has been the biggest source of inspiration in your work?

There is not one particular source but in general I am very influenced or at least getting ideas and inspiration from what I see in photography magazines of the world

 

Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?

Canon , I love working with a variety of lenses of different types, my favorite ones are mostly old retro lenses

 

What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?

Do not try to emulate anyone, always be yourself

 

What do you think of our new magazine?

A spectacular magazine, interesting and important variety

 

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