Zsabo Zsolt Andras is a Romanian amateur photographer. A dentist by trade, it is his passion for nature and the mountains that led to his interest in photography. Self-taught, he learned late in life by watching others and practising frequently. For him, photography is all about emotions: “It is not among my main goals to show the beauty of nature,” he explains “but my impressions about it.” This is also why he does not wish to photograph famous or spectacular places: “I try to emphasise the creative element in landscape photography,” he continues, “as I believe that the greatest value in a photograph lies in the author's approach – the way it was photographed, not the subject itself.” While he cites among his influences American photographer Marc Adamus, famous for his very masterful images, he also cites Tolkien. A reference that is less surprising than may at first appear, since his photos certainly reflect the style of the author of the Lord of the Rings! They also reflect his creativity: “photography is all about the way of transmitting a vision, an impression, and not about the strict reality.” ... See more See less
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