Interview: Photographer Natasha Maria Attard (Malta)
Can you tell us a little about you?
I am married, mother of a teenager and passionate about photography. I am currently working on my second exam with the SWPP in the UK. I am currently th official backstage photographer of Miss Malta Beauty Pagaent and official photographer of a TV programme. I also do individual shoots when the occasion arises.
How and when did you get into photography?
I started in photography about two years ago by venturing into street and seascapes, later venturing into modelling, glamour and nude.
What does photography mean to you?
Photography, to me, means a way to push forward, to aspire for a better product and outcome and a way to showcase my abilities in this wonderful but yet challenging sphere.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
My photography style is glamour and nude art.
Where do you get inspiration from?
I get my inspiration from the models whom I decide to follow and eventually shoot.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture ?
No, not always. Although sometimes I miaght have an idea of what I want, it alwaays depends on the situation of the moment.
Studio, on location or both?
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
Although I consider myself as a professional (and certified), sometimes I find theat photography is a pure hobby and passion!!
What has been your most memorable session and why?
My most memorable session was the first time I started shooting glamour with the beautiful model Giorgia Soleri.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Canon 5d Full Frame. Canon 70-200mm f2.8
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
My piece of advice would be never give up, stay humble and always be ready to learn. This is something which I still do everyday.
What do you think of our new magazine?
I like it because it is very informative and eye catching.
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