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photographer feature | sebastian guni


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Name
Sebastian Guni

Links
FlickrFlickr Group | Cargo Collective

Age
18

Location
Germany, Bavaria, Kempten

Who or what sparked your interest in photography?
I made a practical training in a photo shop. At the end my boss gave me a analog SLR with a couple of films. So I started to take photos.

Who are some of your favorite photographers? (Please provide links to their website/Flickr/blog)
Jerry Hsu, Patrik Wallner, Dan Zvereff

Do you have any formal education in photography or are you self taught?
self-taught

Is photography your career? (If not, please skip the next 3 questions)
sadly not...

Are you currently working on any photography projects?
Actually I don't have any projects

If you won a $400 million lottery how would you use it?
buy some photo gear, move to scotland, donate $350 million and save the rest.

What is your favorite thing to photograph and why?
to see your developed photos the first time! Best feeling ever, if they turned out good :D

Where do you find and how do you instruct your models?
I just shot my friends.

Do you listen to music while you shoot? If so, what is on your photo shoot play list?
Yes I do. The Black Keys - Gold on the ceiling, Mumford and Sons - Awake my soul, Beirut - Elephant Gun, Arctic Monkeys - Brainstorm... just to name a few.

What kind of camera(s) do you use? What is your "go to" lens? Do you have a preferred brand/type of film?
I use 35mm SLR cameras, for example Canon AE-1. I mainly use Kodak iso400 films.

What do you do when you are feeling uninspired?
listen to music or read a book

Future photography goals?
better portrait skills

Describe a day in your life that includes photography:
waking up, take a shower, eat some cereals, take a walk into the forest, take some photos, get ready for meal, eat something, take the train to the town, meeting up with my mates to skate, get to a spot, take photos, more skateboarding, even more skateboarding, get something to eat, go home, take a shower, go clubbing, get drunk, go home and sleep.

What does your work flow consist of?
I don't have one, I just start to shot. :D

Three interesting facts about yourself?
don't know you should get to know me! :D

What, if anything, do you do to promote your photography? (how do you get it out there for others to see - Flickr groups, blog, etc) Approximately how much time do you spend per day/week on promoting your photography online?
I try to get some submissions, because it's good publicity, I have a cargo-acc, an a medium size flickr group. I think I spend 1h/week on promoting...

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