This Still Life Photographer Keeps Moving

W contributor Horacio Salinas talks about embracing his weirdness, shooting a pig, and why inspiration is overrated.

  • July 9, 2013 12:33 PM | by Sarah Kalagvano

Horacio Salinas has shot still lives of coal encrusted hands clutching priceless diamonds, yellow accessories dripping with honey and covered in bees, and a My Little Pony figure festooned with Chanel rings. But coming up with such weird and wonderful ideas for publications like Vogue, The New York Times Magazine, and W is not enough to keep his imagination occupied. In fact, photography was his plan B. Salinas is also an illustrator and filmmaker. Here, he talks about embracing his weirdness, shooting—and almost buying—a pig, and why inspiration is overrated.

How did you get into photography?
At the time it had more to do with being honest with myself about what

Article source: http://www.wmagazine.com/culture/art-and-design/2013/07/this-still-life-photographer-keeps-moving/

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