Time to focus and turn down jobs
For last three weeks I was working for Vertigo Bird. They are really great company that are producing top of the line lights for interior design. We were talking that i would be their long term photographer, photographing their light in the nature. I tried hard finding additional time in my schedule to shoot some tests shots, working at night, on Sunday,… More I was working less satisfied was the client. With the last image published above I was really satisfied and I was sure that it’s fitting the brief perfectly, but again the same story and I received a completely new brief involving also people in the pictures. I realized that this is something that’s not for me. Doesn’t matter who’s fault it is for bad communication, I decided to turn down the job.
It’s hard because I take it as a failure, but I’m very successful on different fields of photography, so why not stick to it. From Italian publishing house Garda Cartiere I received really big compliment on my work in Bosnia.
Two days ago I was shooting an Annual report for Trimo d.d. under surveillances of Igor Arih. We prepared very well for the shoot with a detailed plan, but the plan was flushed away by a rain. We all got nervous, but I came out with a new location and different way of shooting and it worked very well. CEO Tatjana Fink was very satisfied with pictures and so was people from Arih agency. They told me that it’s noticed that I’m photojournalist by soul, because I’m adaptable.
Last but not least after years of meetings and tons of emails it looks that I made a serious step forward in cooperating with Getty Images. A lot of work before me.
That’s why I decided to turn down lights job and devote my intention where my heart is, that is people, people, people and some portraiture of people.
PS: Corporate picture is composed with a page gap in mind. It’ll be a double spread and a page gap will go where there are no people.