DnaEuropeFive minutes with Goran Jovic

Like any other photographer who pursues art, I try to bring something personal to every photo I take.

Can you tell us a little about yourself?

Like any other photographer who pursues art, I try to bring something personal to every photo I take.

I am still learning a lot about photography every day, but as much as I discover through this discipline, I still recognize that photography is an open space, in which there are constantly new opportunities to explore it deeper.

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How did you get interested in photography?

My best friend bought a camera, he made the call ‘’ Let’s make some shoths’’ That’s it, love at first sight. How I came to this profession was rather coincidental. I helped my friend VedranVidak photograph a wedding, and our partnership worked out very well. He became my mentor after that, encouraging me to pursue what he believed was my inborn talent.

Have any artist/photographer inspired your art?

My inspiration are people around me, but yes there are few photographers that always inspire me.

Could you please tell us anything about your technique and creating process?

Let’s for taking a photo you need to be fast & patient, searching for the right light or moment and to be quick enough to capture it when the moment comes.

Describe your ideal photographic situation

To have the ability to control the angle of the light.

How much preparation do you put into taking a photograph?

Depends how much time do you have, depends where are you at the moment.

What’s your useable-to-unusable ratio when you review images from a shoot?

Model shoot let’s say 1:10

What quick advice do you have for someone who wants to improve his or her photography skills?

It’s simple, just like sports, you are not satisfied ? Do it over and over again !

From time to time many photographers find themselves in a creative rut or uninspired to shoot. Does this ever happen to you and if so how do you overcome these phases?

Yes sometimes, just take some time off it will come back to you.

What future plans do you have? What projects would you like to accomplish?

Reportage about the tribes in West Papua. Probably next summer. [Official Website]

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