I recently travelled to Geneva (Switzerland) to photograph the teacehrs and therapist of Namaha - a unique center focusing on manual and movement therapies. Rather than the typical generic advertising campaign of yoga, pilates poses and massage, we set out to create a window into the life of the real teachers and therapist behind NamahaRead More
To me it is very important to create a relationship of trust with the performers, especially in this case where they have been working together for several months on a very intimate and visceral piece and I am there to photograph this work in progress for the first time on a stage.
Saying that, I don’t take shortcuts and make clear from the beginning that I want to approach the shoot in a very visceral way.
I have a natural tendency to photograph people - maybe that’s why I’m a portrait photographer - and when I do so I ask to myself how I want to portray them.
For me it is an organic process an exchange with the subject. Each session is unique and it naturally evolves in a unique way. It is special…
It doesn’t matter how well you prepare the technical aspects, at the end on an photoshoot like this all comes down to the photographer best skill: interaction with the subject…Read More