I want to recreate the moments we have through our lives where, at any given time or place, you just stop and feel a bit more aware, and a bit more immersed in your environment, even if just for a moment.
When I was playing around with some vintage lenses on my digital camera I really started loving the imperfections and character the lenses brought to my images. From there, I just wanted more! So I bought my first analog camera and was hooked ever since.
Mistakes are what will make you better so if you fail that's fine, you just have to be perseverant. Anything is possible with any camera, you just need the will power to create things that you like and embrace the limitations.
For me personally, film has allowed me to express my creativity in a way that digital photography never did. It’s cliché but the process has really slowed me down and made me think more about the photos I take.
I've always been shooting. I've always been that guy who likes to bring a little disposable to parties and shoot people that catch my attention, but I never thought of it as anything more than a hobby.
We met up just a month before the release of IGOR in Palm Springs and shot at a few different locations I proposed. Tyler was super kind and thanked me for going forward with the project when we were introduced.