Spotlight | Raphael Iskanderov
Favorite thing to do besides photography or design?
Cinema, dietology, nutritiology, and cooking.
Black, white, gray
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I really love the city in which I live now: Saint Petersburg, Russia.
My first camera was a …
Describe yourself in three words.
Fair, punctual, loving.
Favorite app to use?
VSCO, Snapseed, Retouch, SKRWT.
When and how did your journey as an artist begin?
The year of 2010. I realized that I stopped liking shooting on a DSLR. And just at that time, I became the owner of iPhone 4.
Could you describe a bit about the type of photography/design do you pursue?
Most of all, I'm attracted to the shooting of portraits and the creation of cadres, which resemble scenes from the cinema. I try to develop myself in these areas.
What camera(s) do you prefer to use?
Mobilegraphy, iPhoneography, ONLY! Now I'm shooting on iPhone X.
What inspired you to pursue photography/design?
Scandinavian Noir (cinematography, literature), as well as the work of my favorite photographers.
What is your greatest source of inspiration?
Love and loneliness.
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