I am usually a landscape photographer I mostly take photos of buildings,
bridges, streets, parks and basically any structures and subjects
that my eye catch and can somehow depict New York City.
So lately, I have expanded my horizons to better explore other aspects of
photography. Taking photos and trying to tell a story about a particular
moment is a passion of mine and that passion have been taken into taking
portraiture. It’s not that I have never taken portraits before, but now I am just
more focused on adding more of the human aspect in my photographs.What I found particularly interesting about taking portraits, is that weather your subject is a family member, friend, stranger or some random person you’ve seen somewhere, every portrait is different and you have to capture the image specifically to accommodate to that person in a way that their stories are being told in the most accurate way as possible.
Thus it is helpful to chat with your subject and find out a
little bit about him/her in order to get their story in the photograph. The
journey of taking portraits have been a great experience so far and I’m
looking forward to meet new people and to capture their stories.
Photo taken in Queens