Interview: Photographer Kostadinov (Bulgaria)
Can you tell us a little about you?
Hi I am Martin Kostadinov, I am 28 years old and I live in Varna, Bulgaria.
My passion is photography and everything about it. I am a free spirit, openminded and I love working with different and interesting people.
How and when did you get into photography?
I believe everything started 10 years ago when I was working as a photo retoucher for company In L. A. I never thought I was able to capture that magical moment with one single shot and that I could become a photographer but ever since then I had a dream of being one.
It took me really a lot of time to believe in myself and to try and that's why i made my first photoshoot in August 2018.
What does photography mean to you?
A way of living.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
Bold, edgy, old-fashioned but yet with hints of creativity and freedom.Sharp details and everything is hand made, without any presets.
Where do you get inspiration from?
From fashion magazines and some of the best photographers in the world.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture ?
Yes I do, always and I usually share my ideas with my model and friend Nevena Raychanova which is a fashion blogger.
Studio, on location or both?
Both, but mostly in studio.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
I consider myself as a paid professional.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
The most memorable photo session is definitely the first one, because this photoshoot was unexpectedly successful and made me believe in myself.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Well I am a Sony user but I definitely prefer Canon because of the color science and my favourite lens is the Canon 50mm F/1.4
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Never give up and believe in your dreams. Be crazy and express yourself!
What do you think of our new magazine?
I think its great and i love it.It gives opportunities and opens new horisons to the photographers all over the world.
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