Cade Martin

November 15, 2012 by R A Z G O


PHOTO Interview

Name: Cade Martin

Name: Cade Martin

College: VCU
Colour: Orchid

Movie: The Outlaw Josey Wales

Food:  Thai
“Billions of bilious blue blistering barnacles!”

For how long have been in photography? 
15 years

How did you start?  Apprenticeship

How would you define yourself as an artist?  I’m a photographer

Where do you find inspiration?  mostly by going to the cinema

Is Brainstorming  not the only creative method  use to create new concepts? not all all, one can be inspired and come up with a concept walking down the stree or looking out the window.

What type of camera do you use most?  35mm and medium format. Mostly Canon & Hasselblad.

What is your favorite lens?  I use long lenses a lot to compress the imagery but I can’t say I have a favorite.

What has been your most memorable assignment and why?  I spent 6 months riding trains around India for a National Geographic project on the Great Indian Railway.

What are your favourite three images you have shot recently?
they’ll be in the link.

How important is an awesome website for your business?  Clean, easy to navigate and to the point is most efficient.  People don’t seem to have a lot of times these days.

What’s the most important quality a photographer needs to have?  energy, ambition & character.

Did you work for lnterntonal brands? Which ones?  Grey Goose, Tommy Hilfiger to name a couple.

Did you work with Top models? How was your collaboration with them?  I was a guest photographer on the TV show America’s Next Top Model and it was quite the experiene

Which of your projects has given you the most satisfaction?  I love working on personal projects.

Best and worst experience?  The National Geographic project was one of the best experiences. I haven’t had a worst yet, knock on wood.

Who are the photographer’s you admire the most?  Richard Avedon, Irvinig Penn, Norman Parkinson, Duane Michaels, the list goes on.


Cade Martin