Laura Schaeffer is a photographer and aspiring filmmaker based in Vienna and Regensburg. She takes wildly beautiful portraits that can hook you in and drag you down into a highly-stylized world.
As far as portrait photography concepts go, Laura comes up with varying styles to represent her work. She mixes it up by introducing different influences to her shots. From fashion photography to nature, and fine art to candid, every portrait is different but still bears her distinct style. Each shot she takes is well-composed and well thought of. It's just great to see such a young photographer with promising artistic skills progress with her art form. It's inspiring and challenging at the same time.
If you're interested in Laura's work, you may head over to her website for more.
Gifted with a keen eye and imaginative mind, Italy-based lomographer Silvia Preziosi turns ordinary moments into cinematic, fairy tale-like photographs. Take a peek into her creative world in this short interview.
Guen Fiore is a young Italian photographer, who specializes in creative and portrait photography. We let her shoot with the Neptune Convertible Art Lens during a sunny day in Rome. Let's get to know her and see her first impressions of the Neptune Convertible Lens System.
Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
Photographer and art director Luca-Mercedes Stemer is one of the founders of HONEST., a magazine dedicated to preserving the tangible aspect of film photography. In this interview, she looks back on her early days as a young photographer and dishes out some tips on how to make it in the industry.
Ricardo Lozano is based in Brooklyn, New York where he started documenting his life in this bustling city. The photographs turned into a series, which he called "Seldom Bored". Let's get to know more about this project; here's a sneak peek.
Music and visual art intertwine in the moody photographs of Italy-based Lomographer Michela Piccoli. Most of her photographs are inspired by and named after a song she's fond of. Dive into the creative process of our featured community newcomer in this interview.
Maria Agustina is a 21-year-old photographer draws her photographic inspiration from the things that she's obsessed with: music, feminism, and human physical/spiritual conditions. Take a peek into her psychedelic vision and get to know more about her in this interview.
Mysterious young photographer and music composer Ken aka "Ken_Youth of Tokyo " shot some portraits with our Petzval 58 Lens. Check out the photos that he took and get to know more about him in this interview.
Weronika Izdebsk's work is all about finding the perfect balance between beautiful surroundings, people and light. In this interview, she lets us into her world of photography and reveals what influenced her to become a filmmaker.
Germany-based lomographer Gamze Nevruz relies on analogue photography to transform her whimsical ideas into tactile prints. In this quick chat, she shares her humble beginnings and a selection of her dreamy photographs.
Photography and writing student caterinakenworthy shoots on both digital and film but prefers the latter for it allows her feel more creatively invested in every shot. Get to know our featured newcomer from New York in this brief interview.