Through My Lenses - Bestoni

Through My Lenses - Bestoni

by : kenghow 19th Aug 17
Almost everyone has a hobby that they pick up to divert their attention away from their routine work. Turned a photography enthusiast recently, a customer / friend helped captured some imagery through his own interpretations of the SHOUTEN store.

A supporter in many ways, Bestoni has been with the brand since 2 years ago. From a customer turned friend. He comes by occasionally, not only to check out the new products thats out but often with a camera in hand as well.  

by biro; sharing a space that is dedicated to quality, hand-crafted products with a strong artisanal story as the core. 

What the naked eye misses, the lenses manage to capture it in a vivd, enhanced form that is beautiful in its own ways. Devils in the detail here with the impeccable manufacturing techniques from Japan.

Following will be a short Q&A

KH: Tell us more about yourself and what you do?
B: I work as a IT consultant and is at the same time a aspiring photography enthusiast.  

KH: Why did you get into photography, and which camera are you using currently?
B: I'm using the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 with 35mm 1.4 at the moment. Photography is one of the many simple ways to be creative, to create art and to express oneself. It's satisfying at the same time.

 

KH: Why did you get into photography, and which camera are you using currently?
B: I'm using the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 with 35mm 1.4 at the moment. Photography is one of the many simple ways to be creative, to create art and to express oneself. It's satisfying at the same time.  

KH: How would you describe your photography style?
B: I enjoy taking people's potraits with film tones, natural lightings and shadows. Photojournalism is what i am tryign to get to. Visual story telling, being at the right place at the right time.

 

KH: How do you find time for photography amidst your daily work?
B: Unless there is any special occasion, I would usually go for photowalks on weekends and public holidays.

KH: Will you ever consider photography full-time?
B: I actually do. Got to make it happen at some point.  

KH: What are the things here that stir up your interest?
B: I would say that I have a lot of appreciation towards Japanese culture.

KH: What is your relationship with biro?
B: They're one of the few lifestyle influences to me.  

KH: What would you like to see more from biro?
B: More surprises? Haha. I think more collaboration projects would be interesting (like what you had with Atomi - Mandarin Gallery Singapore). Lady apparels might be intriguing as well.  

Be it a film, piece of music, artform or product, different people relate to them differently. We are just glad to be able to create things and to have likeminded people coming together, share their thoughts and to interect and to understand how they percieve certain things. These experiences are as important to eventually spark something new and possibly more interesting. 

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