DnaEuropeFive minutes with Pedro Díaz Molins

My ideal photographic situation can be some curious object in to the sea with a cloudy sky.

Can you tell us a little about yourself?

My name is Pedro Díaz Molina and I’m living in Orihuela (Alicante), SPAIN and I’m thirty four years old. I studied Chemistry and Food Science and Technology in University of Murcia and in this moment I’m working in I+D departament in a sugar factory and I’m professor in University of Murcia.

Pedro Diaz Molins

How did you get interested in photography?

My father was an amateur photographer and he showed me his cameras when I was young. I always wanted to learn photography but when I tried it was very difficult for me, a lot of parameters to control. With the digital world, I bought my first digital camera, a Kodak of 5Mpx and I learned to use Photoshop. Finally, My father gifted me my first camera reflex in 2009.

Do you artist/photographer inspired your art?

The minimal seascapes of Darren Moore and Keith Aggett are my first inspiration. The B&W treatment of Hengki Koentjoro is simply the best.

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

In the moment of scene, I use neutral density and degradated filters to get the best quality in my shots. After, I use the Silver Efex Pro software to convert to black and white and I adjust the different zones with levels layers. Finally, I use degradated layers to create a special mood.

Describe your ideal photographic situation

My ideal photographic situation can be some curious object in to the sea with a cloudy sky.

How much preparation do you put into taking a photograph?

I like having a lot of time to prepare the filters and all parameters of my camera and so I can study the light for shooting in the exact moment.

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

I analyze very much the photographies that I like and I try to extract the basic information to apply in my works.

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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?

Timely question, I’m in that moment. It’s very difficult be cause I feel that my work is very repetitive. I  have broken that moment making a recycling of my photos. I have introduced different persons who I photographed in my last trip to New York in old photos taken in a minimal seascapes. This last work I titled “Aimlessly” because of the feeling that you can feel when you are in a creative rut.

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

I haven’t a new projects in the horizon. I hope escaping soon of this uninspired moment. A new trip could help me…. [Official Website]

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One comment

  • janssens serge

    May 28, 2014 at 10:01

    Subtil et harmonieux le choix photographique de Diaz ,je félicite Diaz pour la délicatesse de ses tirages ! Serge

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