Probably if someone would ask you what fascinates you the most within the pages ofVogue, ELLE or i-D, the answer would most likely be the visual treat; the images. I’ve met Loreen Hinz Germany-based photographer through a lovely friend of mine and I took the opportunity to ask her about her passion and profession; photography, through which she is portraying her very own style in terms of photographic imagery.
In the first place I asked her about who is Loreen the photographer? How and when did her passion towards photography started out? What does she tend to capture; is it beauty, inner beauty, a piece of art or the mixture of the these?
Reka SilkSoFine: Let’s start Lori, tell us a bit about yourself!
Lori: My name is Loreen Hinz, I was born in 1983 in east Saxony and I’m currently located in the German capital Berlin, and occasionally in Leipzig. The very first time I took photos was during my second studies. I adored fashion stories in Vogue and did some fashion shots, but the models were never as beautiful, the clothes as outstanding, the make-up as cool like in the pages of Vogue. This depressed me a lot. The revelation of my passion towards photography began when I first saw the pictures of French photographer, Sarah Moon – it was different. I fell in love with those diffuse, colorful, painting-like pictures, which set me free from the pressure of sharpness and perfection. Today there are many inspirations in my everyday life – fashion magazines and blogs, reports about history and art or even a beautiful face on the street. (more…)