Interview: Photographer Oscar Tornincasa (UK)
Can you tell us a little about you?
I'm a freelance photographer since I was in Italy many years ago.
I'm also a VFX Artist which probaly helped me to have a vision, attention to details and composition.
I'm living in Londo at the moment, who knows what will be next?
How and when did you get into photography?
I've started because coming from Milan, Fashion is the most predominant market you could be involved. Working for agencies and catwalks was my beginning and get involved in portraits and fashion.
What does photography mean to you?
Connections and relation with human beings. The whole creative process and then the result achieved. All these things have no equals.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
My style is highly creative and go with the flow, after setup the points I'd love to acheive. I'm leaving the session develope itself.
Where do you get inspiration from?
From everywhere. Master Photographers, Music, Film, Books, Art, Travels.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture ?
Most of the time yes, but sometimes I'm surprise what I get from the session, something unexpected, which is beautiful.
Studio, on location or both?
Both, depends from the project.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
I'm in between, I get paid sometimes and sometimes it's for my personal project.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
Berlin, I went for a vacation and personal interests, and I've had the chance to shoot with an Argeninian Model was living in Berlin at that time. Every picture was perfect. We planned to shoot for 3 hours and we ends up for 6 hourse uninterrupted. She was Amazing and I woudn't stop.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
Nikon, because I've started with Film and I still use some analog lenses. But I've had the chance to use a Canon system and I like it, different but good. I'm shooting with ZenzaBronica, Polaroids, Instax, Toy cameras, Lomography also.
Everything could help me to acheive the result. My standard lenses to work 35mm, 50mm, 85mm.
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Make mistakes, a lot. The only way to learn. And trust in yourself. That will define your stile and your way to work. It makes you Unique.
What do you think of our new magazine?
Beautiful and well crafted. Inspirational a lot.