Interview: Photographer Paolo Fossati (Italy)

5 Oct 2017

Tell us somethimg about youself

Hello, everyone my name is Paolo Fossati, I was born in Genoa in 1975, I currently live in the province of Alessandria in northern Italy, I am married and I have a beautiful 4 years old baby. I love traveling, being in touch with nature, not practicing much sport (though I should have ahah) .. and I am a lover of good food.


How and when did you get into photography?

I have always had a passion for photography, my first relfex I bought for honeymoon, and since then I have been more and more passionate, deepening my knowledge of courses and various kinds of photographs.


What does photography mean to you?

Surely transmitting emotions.


Please briefly descibe your photography style for our readers.

My Style ... I like the natural light so much ... soft light, I always look for elegance in all its forms and genres. I like BW because in my opinion he is very intimate, he succeeds in transmitting emotions better.


Where do you get inspiration from?

A little everywhere: listening to a song, reading a book, spending an evening with my wife or friends watching a landscape. It's not very important where or what I am doing, but whether I'm clear or not.


Think you  in advance what you want in the picture?

Yes, of course


Studio, on location or both?

Mostly in location, but I've already done some of my projects even in the studio


Would you consider youself hobbyist or a paid professional?

Hobbyist, of course


What has been your most memorable session and why?

There is not one in particular, every shooting I have made has been very passionate, also because I like to know the people I work with, exchanging opinions.


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

In vacanza a Venezia, passeggiavo con mia moglie e mio figlio. Guardando la città, vetrine,e il paesaggio ..mi è venuto in mente immediatamente un progetto.


Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?

Canon,  85mm


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

Think that every time he takes the camera in his hand, imagine him doing it for the first time.


What do you think of our new magazine?

Really nice! Very elegant a true source of inspiration!

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