A short interview with Harookz

Jan 28, 2009 at 12:35
by Christoph Laue  

Just a short interview i did with Harookz last year.

Haruki Noguchi

Your age?

Vancouver, B.C. Canada

photo-equipment You‘re using?
Canon, Hasselblad

How 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.

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Which other photographers and artists did influence your work?
Lately, Jonathan Mannion

Is 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?

And finally - just one of:

flash or sun?
depends on the situation
fog or sunshine?
again, depends on the situation
mud-wrestling or dry-run:
um mud? haha
woman or camera?
mountains or plain country?
ballet or curling?
ballet with hot girls

Thank you for the interview!

Check out the site at http://www.harookz.com/
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  • + 1
 good stuf, wasn't as indepth as i'd have liked but hey
  • + 0
 Haha, nice one.

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