Just a short interview i did with Harookz last year.
Vancouver, B.C. Canadaphoto-equipment You‘re using?
Canon, HasselbladHow did You come to photography / sport photography?
I‘ve grown up riding bikes, snowboarding and surfing. It was a natural transition doing what I enjoy doing most. Which sport do You like most for making your pictures?
I‘m really keen on surfing lately but it‘s really hard to pick just one.What‘s the special attraction with it?
Tropical places, beaches... What challenges do You see in sport photography?
The weather because you can‘t control it.What makes a picture ‚special‘ for You?
When every single crucial element comes together and is lined up with the stars and all goes off without a hitch!Which (important) places did You visit for taking pictures so far?
I‘ve been all over the world. What is most noticeably marking Your success?
Traveling around the world with my friends to ride and shoot and have fun!!!Which one is Your favourite picture?
Recent portrait with Alex Pro and Brandon Semenuk turned out pretty cool.
Which other photographers and artists did influence your work?
Lately, Jonathan MannionIs there a ‚role model‘ for You?
Anyone who has followed their dreams.What‘s Your advice for a newcomer in this field?
Shoot as much as possible and learn from each and every single mistake. Be very critical of your own work. Which web-sites would You recommend for someone interested in sport photography?
http://www.weather.comAnd finally - just one of:flash or sun?
depends on the situationfog or sunshine?
again, depends on the situationmud-wrestling or dry-run:
um mud? hahawoman or camera?
err...mountains or plain country?
mountainsballet or curling?
ballet with hot girls Thank you for the interview!
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