Last week we chatted with Nathan Welton, and now is the turn of Award Winning Wedding Photographer Cristiano Ostinelli. A amazing photographer based in Italy that captures some truly stunning and breath taking photos. You can view all his latest work uploaded on WedInspire here.
Whats your in your camera gear?
Tell us everything, cameras, lenses, straps, tripods, stands, bags etc. It would be great to expand on how ou use the different cameras and lenses too.
Ok….I have two Canon cameras 5D Mark III, prime lens Canon 35 1.4 L2, prime lens Canon 85 1.2 L2, zoom Canon 11-24 f4L, zoom 70-200 2.8 L2, one flash, led lights, black rapid double strap, lastolite reflector panel, one Freitag backpack adapted to contain all my things.
How did your career begin and where did you passion for wedding photography start?
It all started 15 years ago working for somebody else who noticed my eye.
How would you describe your general style?
I could say over the top, visionary and ironic but with an extreme attention to the composition and technique.
Where do you find your inspiration and are there any other photographers that inspire you?
I find most of mine inspiration in movies/cinema.
What has been your most interesting or outrageous wedding so far?
To have been called to photograph a wedding so important in Cambodia: http://www.ostinellicristiano.com/blog/2015/november/pre-wedding-angkor-wat-and-wedding-cambodia
As an experienced wedding photographer how have you seen the industry change over the years?
The facility with which in recent years anyone can be photographer has saturated the market/industry.
What is the best advice you’ve ever received about being a photographer?
To be always humble.
What are looking forward to most right now?
Be able to maintain such a high standard as that achieved.
What tips and advice would you give to photographers starting their career?
The secret is to do it with Passion.
Other than photography, what are your other passions or hobbies?
Ride my motorbike, a yellow Harley Davidson Sportster 883.