Photo & Edit : Mahdi Mostafavi Model : Shima Soleymani Makeup : Nasrin Kamali Dress Designer : Fakher__desighn Crown : Elika Shahverdi
To begin, can you please give us a little intro as to what motivated you to become a photographer?
Last year, when I saw attractive portrait photos l was motivated to become a photographer.
How would you describe your photographic vision?
l try to improve and I describe my photographic vision as very professional and creative.
Do you remember your first paid photography gig? How did it go?
My first photography was about 2 GB and I took photos of a child. It had good feedback for someone who recently became a photographer.
In your experience, what are the most difficult aspects of professional photography?
In my experience, the most difficult things in professional photography are preparing clothes and coordinating models and light.
What gives you ideas and what inspires you to create your beautiful images?
Usually, when I am watching photos from the best photographers I get ideas. listening to music inspires me to create my beautiful images.
What advice would you give to someone looking at a career in photography?
I can advise them that they must learn the basics of photography from the ground up and do not give up till achieving success.
What type of projects are dearest to your heart? Why?
I like all my projects because each project teaches me a new lesson and helps me to improve.
What is typically in your camera bag and what is your favorite photography accessory, other than your camera?
Typically my flash and reflector are in my camera bag. My favorite photography accessory other than my camera is flash.
From your point of view what makes a shoot successful?
From my point of view choosing an appropriate model and the right idea and light can produce an excellent shot.
What projects are you working on next, and what are your goals for the future?
Fashion projects and showing the local clothes of my country in a modern style.
Where can readers see more of your work and get connected with you?
The reader can get in connection with me on my Instagram account.
Instagram : @_mahdimostafavi