Interview: Photographer Wayne (Tinyphotography) (UK, London)
Can you tell us a little about you?
My name is wayne but i go under the name of tinyphotography because from young i was always called tiny by all of my friends because i was always the smallest in the group.
How and when did you get into photography?
I have always like photography from a young age because my dad loved taking photos.
But i really got into photography about 10 years ago when we got a photographer to come and do a shoot of me and my family and when i got the images back i thought i could do this and went a got my first dslr camera.
What does photography mean to you?
I just love photography now, everything about it from shooting to editing learning and to see peoples reactions when they see there images makes you feel really good.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
My main style i love i would say is grunge style that dark edgey high contrast style, but i can do really most styles from fashion to beauty to weddings and what the customers want.
Where do you get inspiration from?
I get my inspiration from many other artist and photographers when i see there work i always try and better myself.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture ?
Yes most of the time, when doing my own work i really like to get creative and plan but obviously when I’m shooting for a client i have to give them what they want.
Studio, on location or both?
I have just recently set up my own home studio and loving it. Working with the lighting and getting into the beauty work and my creative work. But i also love shooting on location because all the different surroundings.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
At the moment I’m a bit of both but hopefully in the next couple of years i want to be full time in photography.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
Wow thats a good question. I have quite a few from getting a model to jump into a lake in epping forrest to covering a models head with hundreds of sweets to a wedding in the snow in the new forest.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Canon and my favourite lens would have to be 70-200 f2.8
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Shoot as much as you can and network with other photographers and models to get your work out there.
What do you think of our new magazine?
It is great what you do featuring peoples work amazing.