4. WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART ABOUT DECIDING TO BECOME A FULL-TIME PHOTOGRAPHER?
To not have become an historian.
5. WHAT MOTIVATES YOU IN YOUR WORK AND WHAT IS DEMOTIVATING?
Nature and the passion for my photographic issues are my motivation. Demotivating is bad equipment.
6. WHAT ARE THE MOST PASSIONATE MOMENTS IN YOUR WORK?
To be on the road, out in the field…
7. WHAT ARE THE MAIN CHALLENGES IN YOUR WORK?
To withstand all daily temptations to get off track.
8. HOW DID YOU DEVELOP YOUR ARTISTRY?
To shoot, to reflect, to shoot, to reflect etc…
9. WHAT IS YOUR MAJOR PERSONAL LEARNING IN PHOTOGRAPHY THAT YOU WOULD CONVEY TO A „NOVICE“?
It is important to listen carefully to yourself and find out what you really want. And then to focus on your goal.
10. WHICH ARE THE DRIVING FORCES FOR YOU PERSONALLY AND IN YOUR WORK?
My love to taking pictures.
11. WHICH FEELINGS DETERMINE YOUR WORK WHEN OUT IN THE FIELD?
Cold, heat, moisture, tiredness, thirst, desperation, confidence, joy.
12. ON WHICH CRITERIA DO YOU JUDGE YOUR OWN WORK AS SUCCESSFUL?
If the photographs are meaningful for me even after years.
13. YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC WORK AND THE BEAUTY OF OUR PLANET, NATURE: WHAT CONNECTION DO YOU SEE?
14. ASSUMING YOU WOULD HAVE 15 MINUTES ON A TV BROADCAST AND PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD COULD LISTEN AND UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU WERE SAYING, WHAT WOULD BE THE CORE OF YOUR MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE?
Monty Python says it: “Always look on the bright side of life!”