Interview: Photographer Riccardo Torri (Italy)
Can you tell us a little about you?
Art director, creative director, photographer since 2016.
How and when did you get into photography?
I was on an advertising set with a great photographer, thinking about challenging myself.
What does photography mean to you?
Telling visual stories.
Please briefly describe your photography style for our readers.
Elegant, provocative, colorful, edgy sometimes.
Where do you get inspiration from?
Painting, movies, comics, vinyl covers, music videos, art exibithions.
Do you think in advance what you want in the picture?
Yes, a moodboard is my fuel.
Studio, on location or both?
I love both. Every set is a challenge.
Would you consider yourself a hobbyist or a paid professional?
A paid hobbyist.
What has been your most memorable session and why?
I’m not memorable yet.
Nikon or Canon? Favorite lens?
The best camera is the camera you have.
What is one piece of advice you would like to offer a new photographer looking to start their own business?
Don’t follow photographers and models on social media.