Interview: Photographer Karol Pyżyński (Poland)
Can you tell us a little about you?
Hello my name is Karol Pyżyński .I came from Poland. I'm 36 years old and I'm a pasionat photographer.I am an environmental protection engineer by education.
How and when did you get into photography? I've always loved photos. At first, I used my phone to take pictures. I bought my first camera three and a half years ago.
What does photography mean to you?
Photography is for me a way of expressing myself and capturing a moment that creates a great souvenir for years.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
My style of photography is mainly portrait photography, mostly black and white. I also love bodyscape photography and treat it more as art.
Where do you get inspiration from? I usually take inspiration from my head, I am also inspired by nature and interesting places where I can take really good photos.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture?
I always want to get the result I was happy with in the photo, I really like film frames.
Studio, on location or both?
I like working in the studio but I prefer sessions in nature, I think it gives much more opportunities and diversity depending on the weather and season.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
I consider myself more of a passionate photographer.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
The most memorable session is the Viking session. it was made in a beautiful forest. Beautiful outfits were also used for the session. the scenery was winter frost and snow on the trees, it looked beautiful.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
I choose Nikon. it was my first camera. Nikon D7200 on which I learned photography. my favorite lens is the 85mm 1.8 and the 70-200 2.8
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
I would recommend beginner photographers to work among their friends as a learning experience. so it can get better all the time.
What do you think of our new magazine?
I think your magazine is really good, it promotes photographers and it's on a really high professional level.
Martyna Tyszczak Sołtysik