CLOSE-UP Alina Lebedeva, Russia

CLOSE-UP Alina Lebedeva, Russia

Alina Lebedeva presented in BLUR 41 | CLOSE UP section by Robert Gojević

BLUR magazine: What do you like best about a woman’s body?

Alina Lebedeva: Most of all I like interesting faces. I think every face is really unique. Body for me is a material that we can see in pictures. I’m not crazy about some special parts of it.

BLUR magazine: Today, everyone can be a photographer. Do you think photography is appreciated more or less because of this?

Alina Lebedeva: Quantity and quality are not the same thing. Yes, everyone can buy a camera, but it doesn’t mean that they automatically become a good photographer.

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CLOSE UP Larry Woodmann

CLOSE UP Larry Woodmann

BLUR magazine: How would you describe your photographs to someone who has never seen them?

Larry Woodmann: We start with the most difficult question. Sometimes I wonder the same thing and I cannot find the answer; maybe the day I do I will stop shooting. Sometimes I say “emotional photography,” which means to feel something when you observe the photo. It can be sensuality, it can be eroticism, or it can be tenderness or pain, rarely fun. That’s why human beings are the subjects I prefer: Nothing else inspires me like a face, a gesture, the body of a man or a woman, old or young, even if I am known especially for the seconds. Read more…