Photographer & videographer
Shen Wei, "Villefranche"; "Touch"; "Forest"; "T-shirt"; "Smoker"; "Burn".
Q: How do you reveal identity in a portrait?
A: I think identity reveals itself in a portrait.
Q: What is the impact of cheap cameras or instant filters on portraiture in photography?
A: The cameras and software are just tools for making photographs. Their impact depends on how the photographer uses these tools.
Q: Do you agree if I say that by making a self-portrait you heal yourself?
A: It depends on the intention of the artist of the self-portrait. It can also rip open an old wound and heal others.
Q: What is the most important quality to possess as a portrait maker?
A: Communication skills. Being a portrait photographer is like being a psychologist with a camera.
Q: What is the future of portraiture in the journey of the contemporary artist?