Traditional Still Life shots are few and far between in this modern era with Photoshop
becoming a vastly popular tool to soften images with and more materials becoming available to make Still Life something adventurous and different. So it was an extremely nice surprise when I stumbled across *Somebody--else's gallery to find that there were some good wholesome traditional shots there - with a few modern touches to finish it off. *Somebody--else agreed to be interviewed so that I might find out a bit more...
What area of Still Life Photography do you gravitate towards the most and why?
I don't really have a preference, maybe a tiny one for flowers and books as we can use those in many ways.
What do you find are the challenges of staging your photographs to achieve still life shots?
For me, the biggest challenge while staging photographs is to be able to emphasize an object, a flower, a drop, trying to take them out of their
context. It's not always as easy as it may seem.
Are there any still life artists on deviantART that you look up to for still life photography? If so who are they?
... there are so many talented artists on DeviantART that I may very well forget some ...
You're going on an all expenses paid holiday and can take an Artist, a Writer and a Singer with you. Who do you take?
J.K. Rowling, Tom DeLonge ( Blink 182 ) and an Artist, hmm I don't know
And before you go...Do you have any tips for anyone starting with Still Life Photography or wanting to improve?
Always try to enhance what you want to photograph, to do something different, be original, and have fun !!!
And eat lots of smarties