onelostgirlinneverland asked: Oh my gosh, I was just reading your FAQ's and I 100% agree with the "Photography schools are awful scams" statement. I have so much more respect for you now. I can't stand it when people act all better than you because they went to school for photography. Everything I've learned about photography is from being an assistant, reading books, going out on my own and studying...
fitorae-deactivated20120602 asked: Hi Michael. I know this is really late of me but I just wanted to come and apologize. I remember a few months ago I posted one of your pictures of Ksenia Komleva on my blog and did credit you by writing "Ksenia Komleva by Michael Donovan" but i had forgotten at the time that you had your own blog. It was only after you followed me that i remembered that you had this blog. I have a strong...
thequietfront asked: Hi Michael. I’m am trying to navigate something very tricky with my new blog. I have retouched a lot of bad scans to try to bring them back to their original quality. I am not using any heavy filters, I’m just trying to delicately restore them as best I can. I don’t touch digital works, only scans. I really like your “scuffed” photographs but that is quite different...
feelthecold asked: Hi there! I'm not quite sure how to phrase this but I am a big fan of your work and I was wondering if you might be able to help me with a question I have. Essentially, I really want to achieve is to show a strong sense of emotion, feeling and meaning in the photos I take. Is this mostly up to the model or are there particular things that as a photographer I can do to portray a strong sense...
xxshalimxx-deactivated20121129 asked: Are you looking for interns? I have a very mixed background of skills but I am trying to focus on becoming a better photographer.
Anonymous asked: andre kertesz- i see a bit of him in ur work- very different subject matter though - uve got ur own take which i love- but hey the same vibe- pictures that transport u- just a thought- was looking at his work and then looked at ur work- cool stuff!
Anonymous asked: what are some (fashion photography) blogs that you would recommend? they could be on Blogspot, tumblr, wordpress, whatever. thanks and love your work!
jagobells-deactivated20130222 asked: Just came across your blog. Its fantastic and really unique. I love the photographs :)
hohofayyaz asked: You're one of the most talented photographers I've seen in a long time! Do you use film cameras or digital cameras? If you use film cameras can you recommend one the won't break the bank? :p
takkeme2paradise asked: I loveee your work, you completely inspire me as i want to be a photographer, but getting there slowly. Can't wait to see more:)
lnwu asked: you're my daily inspiration! how did you get into this photo-business?
Anonymous asked: hello! will you need a new assistant when your current one goes back to France?
thequietfront asked: When sourcing, should we link to the photographers blog or to their commercial site - which do you prefer?
Lisa has been my photo assistant for the past few...
chelseataylore asked: Your pictures are all fantastic!! I am especially in love with your set with Reneta. Do you also make the gifs on your blog?
kvendseth asked: Your work is fantastic! You have got yourself some fans in Norway too!
clareabel-deactivated20130127 asked: Your work is just amazing!
Anonymous asked: If you shoot digital then how do you get that grainy film look to your photos? Amazing work!
tfor1 asked: if you were a normal blog that reblogged pictures there is no doubt i would follow you but the fact all of these images are your own is so amazing!
damnphotography asked: Hi. I just rebloged one photo of yours, I gave you the credit of course. Just want to say that when I saw you pics I fell in totally in love with them and the emotions we can see through them.
playing-with-lucifer asked: Hi, I'm doing an art project on fashion in my multi media class. Could you help me? I need to take photos based on fashion but my mind just seems to be oblivious to it. HELP ME PLEASE:(
bordeauxblack asked: hello i love the editorial you did for vision china :D a couple of tumblrs i follow have posted some other pictures from that editorial and all i can say is "wow!"
raymonddiaz asked: I've followed your work for awhile now and I must say you're consistently remarkable. You definitely have a distinct style unlike anyone else. I'm an aspiring photographer and that is what I ultimately wish to achieve. I plan on visiting NYC early next year to shoot and I was wondering if you have any advice on lining up models for test shoots?
Anonymous asked: do u use bridge,photoshop, or lightroom? do u just filter?
New Member of the Team
Hey everyone! I wanted to introduce you to the newest member of my team, Lisa Boostani. She’s was referred to me by the great people at AFG; Lisa is interning and assisting me on some projects. I think she has some really great work - stop by her site, take a look and send her a nice little message!!!
jonathangoldberg asked: Just saw the full set of photos you did for Vision China on Fashion Gone Rouge. They are amazing. So cool.
Anonymous asked: whtt part of manhattan do u live at?
Anonymous asked: besides photography do u wrk smewhere else to bring in money?
Anonymous asked: where in nyc did u shoot those stairs at ??
photosandthat asked: Amazing work, i'm shocked i only just found you. Inspirational.
2216 asked: i just posted a photo of yours on my tumblr. i posted a link to your website and gave you credit. i hope that's okay with you.
r3belle-deactivated20120512 asked: your page is absolultely incredible! teh photos are amazing! are they all your own?
Anonymous asked: Love your work! Just curious about your black and whites images. Are they all digital, film or a mix of both?
ilostmydog asked: great blog girl, its got kick, its great. mind checking mine out?
artofnoise asked: inspiring, refreshing, I totally dig your vibe! :X id love to see videos made by you. best of luck
Anonymous asked: i love your work with merethe, and now, cora. so stunning! have you ever worked with ksenia kahnovich or andi muise? i love the way you evoke emotions so much