JAKE DOW-SMITH, 23, LONDON
How did the idea of Triangle Triangle first come to you? What was its initial point ? Triangle began as a way of collecting my favourite pictures together. I enjoy placing images together, creating new contexts, and sheer masses of the same type of images all displayed in one place. Despite its popularity, Triangle is still a very personal site; it would seem many others happen to share the...
JULIEN MAGRE, 37, PARIS
You have been photographing your wife and daughters for twelve years. What part of your work is staged, and what is not? I rarely stage anything in my personal work. My series “Caroline, histoire n°2” has 2 or 3 stages images, amongst 65 others. Staging something helps to create an ambiguity and makes the viewer wonder whether or not the intimacy within the photographs is real. I do prefer to...
DAVID BRANDON GEETING, 21, NEW YORK
You work in both 35 and 120 mm. Yet the work you produce in both mediums is very different. Why is that, do you think? I started shooting 35mm about 5 years ago, bringing my camera everywhere and always searching for moments that couldn’t possibly be replicated unless they were stolen as they were taking place. It has also always been important for me to photograph anything and...
CYRILLE WEINER, 33, PARIS
Do you think photography is necessarily a solitary job? I think the moment you press the shutter is always solitary, even if there’s a lot of people around and even if they are part of the photograph in some way, you’re always on your own. The mental aspect of photography – a very personal relation to the world, to time and space as well – is something you can’t share at the time of the...
AARON FOWLER, 21, CHICAGO
What inspires you on a daily basis? I think words inspire me a lot. It’s strange because I go to the library so often, but I rarely check out books. And when I do I check out way too many and end up only reading the first chapter or a random couple of paragraphs. I have a habit of stringing words together in my head that just sound good together, some sort of phonetic shotgun wedding. The...
BOBBY DOHERTY, 21, NEW YORK
Your website is equally made of screen captions of text messages as well of very carefully set up photographs. How do you find inspiration on a daily basis and what was the thing that inspired you most in the latest 24 hours? I have a hard time finding inspiration. I do like to look though old text books and cook books and I think I get a lot of inspiration from second hand things. I like to just...