Ingo Hampe

I started photography about 30 years ago when I took pictures during my travels. Later I took pictures at punk rock shows of the bands I liked. I learned the craft with a Minolta SRT 101 - the analogue camera of my parents with which I had to set everything manually- from focus to aperture to shutter speed.
Since then I updates my equipment. But I still got one of these old SLRs. I love the way it's limitations influences my work. It slows me down forces me to see before I shoot.

Taking pictures is a meditative state of mind: I'm completely in the here and now and focus only on the picture that is going to happen.

My focus is on portraits and lifestyle. I prefer to do natural looking streetstyle shots.
I love to shoot outdoors with available light.

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