Ferran Casanova

Photos by Ferran Casanova

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How was your life before you started to be a photographer?
It was quite a different life and the truth is that I never thought about becoming a photographer until the chance came to my life out of the blue. Before taking a camera I was a dancer and all my life has been about and around classical ballet. I studied in France, so I left my home town Barcelona very early and joined different dance companies with which I’ve been travelling around the world with.

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How did you decide that you wanted to be a photographer?
I never did yet! After when my career as a dancer was over due to a lesion, a friend of mine took some pics I did and decided to show them to a models agency without let me know. The next thing I know is that I was shooting the very next day.

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And when did you decide to focus on fashion?
I never decided it. I’m not the kind of person who’s always carrying a camera with him to catch the moment.

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How can you describe your photos?
I don’t know… I would say they are simple…as a good thing!
I like to have a beautiful girl sitting in front of my camera and make something happen, anything, but something more interesting than just being beautiful.

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When you do a portrait, what do you use to focus on? Which kind of details?
The eyes, always the eyes. They talk more than sexy lips, serious moustache or wise wrinkles…

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Can you tell us which one it’s your best photo, that you like since today and why you like it so much?
I cannot answer it. What is more, I don’t use to look at my own pictures. In fact, I don’t have any around the house or the studio.

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Do you prefer to shoot inside a studio or outside?
Either both, though people ask me to make more studio shoots, and I’m completely ok with it.

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What do you think about the connection between fashion and streetphotography? They are two different worlds or not?
It depends on how you deal with it: You might mix styles, like some fashion photographers who give a street look to their fashion productions as a distinctive feature, or you might not. As I’ve told you, I never carry a camera if I’m not working but anyway what it counts at the end is the result…

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What about your future project?
I’ve just signed with a new agent in Madrid, known for being a fresh young agency with a very modern look on things. This means travelling more often, but always keeping a foot in Paris and of course in Barcelona where I’m based, producing with Bluestudio.

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1 comments

  1. Yuva 7 years ago

    beautifull pic nice work

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