KOUROSH SOTOODEH

April 3, 2016 by Laura Gomez

 

Photo interview

Name: Kourosh Sotoodeh
Age: 38
Birthday: 19 March 1978
College: BA in Industrial Design – Art University – Tehran / Iran

Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Book: Game People Play – Eric Berne
Favorite Movie: The Godfather
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Quote: Be a Collector of Moments, Not Things!

For how long have been in photography? 17 years

How did you start? Start take portrait for my family as fun when i was teenage and got my first client at 19

How would you define yourself as an artist? Perfectionist

Where do you find inspiration? Music / Movies / Nature / Watch People


Is Brainstorming not the only creative method use to create new concepts?
NO

Please could you tell us about photography and digital technology?

Digital was big revolution in photography but it’s only tool! If you don’t have vision and don’t know how to use it will be useless!

What type of camera do you use most?

I use mostly canon 5d mark 3 but depends on the project can change

What is your favorite lens? 85 mm

What has been your most memorable assignment and why? I had so many memorable assignment but recently was shoot for KAHLUA drink campaign / because it was my first AD Campaign in New York

What are your favorite three images you have shot recently?
My latest beauty editorial story still on post production

How important is an awesome website for your business?
VERY IMPORTANT!

What’s the most important quality a photographer needs to have?
VISION!

Which of your projects has given you the most satisfaction?
All of Them

List of your clients?

American Banker, Areej, Blue Marlin IBIZA | UAE, Cityzen, Catapult Advertisingt, Desert Fish, Fair & Lovely, Fashion Served, Fashion TV, Fly Dubai, Grazia, HUF, iFathom, Kahlua, Keoro, Lamasat, Mario Uboldi, Native, Solis, Source Media, Terani Couture, Velvet, Victoria Strange, …


Who are the photographer’s you admire the most?

Richard Avedon


What about architects and designers?

Ralph Lauren


What are your next projects?

There is some projects on the process…

www.kouroshsotoodeh.com