Ryan Muirhead - USA

Ryan is an artist interested in using photography to explore what it means to be human and the world around him. He spends his days making personally significant images with old film cameras. His sincere belief in the power of art to be able help us understand who we are, heal emotional wounds, and bridge divides between us, drives a passion for teaching both the technical and artistic elements of photography. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon.  Read more about Ryan here...

http://thisisimperfect.org/blog/2014/3/19/photographer-ryan-muirhead-talks-depression-creativity-and-what-it-means-to-be-human

   

 

IN-DEPTH WITH RYAN: 

How long have you been in business? I'm not in business. I make photos for myself. :)

What gear/software/tool could you not live without?
 film. my true love.

Who inspires you and why?
 David Foster Wallace and Michelangelo (Artist, not ninja turtle). Because they made work powerful for

Please list your top 5 songs to listen to when you are editing/working. - 1. Blue and Yellow - The Used 2. All That She Wants - Ace of Base 3. The Missing Frame - AFI 4. Gods and Monsters - Lana Del Rey 5. Don't Swallow the Cap - The National

What’s in your Camera Bag? What’s your favourite lens? Pentax 67ii Rolleiflex 2.8F Leica M2 Nikon fm3a Canon wp-1 Fuji Klasse W Polaroid 195 My favourite lens is my 75mm 2.8AL for my Pentax 67. My most used lens is my 35mm ai-s for my Nikon.

Ryan's sessions:

Life. Being a Human. Being an artist. Caring. Leaving something honest behind.

I've never shot for money. All the images I have shared were created as "personal work". My presentation is a collection of things I have learned along the way.