Published in Docu Book Vol 4.
Best of Documentary & Street Photography
ISSN: 2814-9033
Digital publication (ebook)

Interview & Photographs: 

Elisa Roman

Tell about yourself a little bit… How did you become a photographer?

For me, photographing is “an urgency”. I see reality “in rectangles” (even without the camera in my hand!) and I HAVE to capture them! I don’t know how else to explain it…

Certainly my training helped me a lot: through architectural studies I learned and became familiar with the rules of composition, which I consider very important in photography; I believe that my musical studies, on the other hand, have greatly refined my sensitivity and the ability to see beyond mere appearance and to be able to interpret and give back the reality that surrounds me in a personal way.

In 2019 I finally decided to take a basic photography course and from that moment a world opened up to me! I continued to study photography, both self-taught and following other workshops and courses.

And only in 2021, after having made my Instagram profile public, do I feel supported by a community of friends and photography enthusiasts who, through their support, encourage me to share my works, which until a few years ago would have remained in the hard disk of my pc.

What has been the biggest lesson you have learned as a photographer?

The biggest lesson I have learned as a photographer is to…