Photolyfe: Henrique Pinguim
Welcome to PhotoLyfe, in which Stab’s favourite photographers answer questions about themselves with their own images. It’s that old picture-tells-a-thousand-words chestnut but with more colour and pop. It’s a way to cut out all the bullshit. It’s like jacking into the main vein of those who supply us with exquisite surf imagery every day. Give thanks […]
Welcome to PhotoLyfe, in which Stab’s favourite photographers answer questions about themselves with their own images. It’s that old picture-tells-a-thousand-words chestnut but with more colour and pop. It’s a way to cut out all the bullshit. It’s like jacking into the main vein of those who supply us with exquisite surf imagery every day. Give thanks by studying each image with a more careful eye than ever!
If there’s one thing we know about bodyboarders, it’s that they don’t mind throwing their carcasses over a ledge. For Henrique Pinguim, the regular contact between flesh and reef was enough to unravel his fingers from the foam (occasionally) and embrace the wonderful world of photography. But shooting from the safety of the channel on burst mode was never going to be an option for the lively Brazilian, and he instead became recognised for his unique inside-out barrel perspectives, which he has kindly included in this week’s PhotoLyfe.
1. Describe yourself.
2. Where are you from?
3. What got you into photography?
4. Where do you wish you were right now?
5. What inspires you?
6. Who’s your favourite person to photograph?
7. What makes the best photograph?
8. What’s your favourite weapon?
9. Describe your mood right now.
10. What else should we know about you?
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