I’m a visual artist, a photographer and storyteller infusing life into the stories that populate my head. constantly exploring new ways to create and always trying to implement new techniques and experiments in what I do, I have been mixing cinema with my images for a very long time now, to the point where it can be considered an essential part of my style.
The neon trend may be one of the most overused visual style or aesthetic today, but that doesn't mean it should be avoided altogether. If you can re-imagine and reinvent it to suit your own creative vision or style, then make good use of it by all means.
Shooting family portraits, either for yourself or for paid clients, is a common task for photographers to be enlisted into doing. But if you are new to family portraits, or to photography in general, maybe you are finding yourself wondering about what sort of kit you should have if you want to be doing more family portraits.
Let's face it: the film vs. digital debate isn't going away anytime soon. People will always have opinions and find something to compare between the two mediums. Preferences will always be put on the table.
If anyone in Blade Runner's dystopian Los Angeles did a fashion shoot, the photos would most likely look like these. That was the first thing that came to mind when I first saw Neon Night, one of Elizaveta Porodina's many recent sets.