07 Sep “The White Shirt” Project, from Stefan Neagu
Source: Fuji X Passion
My parents have given me the first lessons of culture and they made my approach to it, by starting taking piano lessons since I was still a little boy. With a library full of painting and photo albums, and with my dad also passionate about the visual arts, access was very easy, the only effort being to stretch out my hand, grab an album and start browsing.
With photo cameras was harder, the only device that I was allowed to use being a “Smena”, lomo version. Better than nothing. I think that from here started my visual education. Nothing forced, I’d even say natural.
The more intense study of technical and compositional details occurred relatively recently, photography giving me a balance between who I am in everyday life, a dentist, a husband, a father, and “my moments” as I like to call them. The desire to learn “by the book” made me study at New York Institute of Photography, layering an information contained otherwise chaotic in my mind. The study, however, I think will never end…
My first “serious” camera was a Nikon D90, which I still have and I use it at my teaching photography classes for beginners. It was also the camera that helped me achieve my first photography prize at a Nikon Romania contest. Afterwards I’ve moved to full frame, with D600. But then something happened…
I’ve wanted a camera small enough to carry with me all the time, and