Today’s featured photographer is Pelayo Arbués, a film photographer from Spain. Shooting mainly candid portraits and street photography, Pelayo’s shots are full of vibrant colour and snatched moments of human life. A real joy to witness!
How old are you?
Where are you from?
What do you shoot with?
Nikon FM3 with 50 mm lens and Contax T2
How long have you been taking photographs?
What inspires you the most?
Everyday life and my girl Violeta
What’s your favourite thing to take photos of?
People doing weird stuff in the streets
If you couldn’t take photos, what would you do instead?
What are you plans for the future?
What is it that you enjoy about photography?
I love to save memories and also the constant pursuit of beauty on everything in front of us
What motivates you?
I am trying hard to create a coherent body of work but also being a witness of human behavior pushes me to take pictures of people living their lives
Who are your favourite photographers?
What tips would you give to beginners?
Shoot a lot, shoot different formats and topics, shoot for fun and shoot with a project in mind. Shoot more and don’t waste your time editing!