New Striptiz portrait – Meta Krese
Next portrait for my Striptiz project is Meta Krese and she is a very important person in Slovenian photography. She is editor of magazine Fotografija, journalist, teacher, lecturer and also a very good photographer. As a journalist she often works with Arne Hodalič, a National photographer and with her small Nikon FM2 she quietly makes great photographs. It’s amazing to see two so different authors as Arne and Meta work together.
Well the title of Meta’s show was Suddenly got dark (Naenkart se je znočilo), so I immediately though on Duane Michals portrait of Illuminated man I thought to make a picture of Meta, overexposed on the middle of the street. It didn’t work out. I tried all versions and got really nervous, asking Meta if we could make another appontment, but then…
I made a shot with my 50 mm lens and got the perspective and people were going in and out of the buss, so I knew I have a frame. After 30 min of being in the dead end street a coincidence happened and I got a frame! Few minutes later we finished. It goes along also with her aesthetics. Or so I think.
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