5 Questions on Analogue Photography with Landry

In this series "5 Questions on Analogue Photography with…" we send out the same set of questions to photographers. This time, Landry A. answered these and sent along a selection of his work.

Name: Landry A.
Occupation: Photographer, Art director
Country: Spain

1. Tell us something about yourself.

I’m French, living in the infamous Raval in Barcelona, Spain. I try to share my time between work and having fun. I work in different medias relationed with the visual, Photography, Videos, Web…

2. Why do you still shoot analogue?

I like cooking, I like Magic, I love the surprise, I like fantasy, I love nostalgia, the stories and I love the cinema… To use a digital, like my Canon, is like Hyperrealism for me, to copy the reality but not really “Re-Create” it. In todays society, we use technology in this way, it is constantly better, more comfortable, fast and Productive. I like the essence of analogue, interpreting light and transform it in paper…catching, interpreting light and transform it in paper… and low quality inspired me a lot because I feel it helps me to record and transmit sentiments and emotions with it’s texture.

3. What photographic equipment (cameras, films, and accessories) do you usually have in your bag?

It could be my reflex digital or my reflex analogue, at times a small automatic or a polaroid camera, I always use different type of film. I also use a Super eight video camera. Most of the time I carry all of the mentioned in the same bag.

4. Share a trick of yours that will always result to a great photo.

To be in the moment, respect and love the people, will most always give you a good story! Digital and/or Analog.

5. What photographers influence your work?

Today with all easy access to internet, photos influence me more than photographers. But to mention a few; I love the work of L. Krims, G. Bourdin, D. Moryama, S. Shore, etc… and a lot of unknown photo-bloggers!

Thanks to Landry for taking the time to answer these questions!

written by basterda on 2011-11-20 in #lifestyle #landry #5-questions-series

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