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DOCUMENT the Fresh – Interviews: Dafna Steinberg

Who or what first got you interested in photography?

When I was about 7, my mom gave me my very first camera. Then when I was 13, I learned how to work in a darkroom. Needless to say, I’ve been shooting for a very long time.

Early on what were some of the first things that you began to document? 

When I was a kid, I used to set up all my stuffed animals in my room and do group portraits with them.

What is it about photography that you most enjoy?

Photography allows me to show others how I see the world. I tend to notice things that a lot of people tend to pass by. I like photographing things in fragments which is why so many of my photos are detail shots.

Talk about the first event and or concert that you shot.  How’d it go?

The first event I ever shot, I was still in high school. I was living in Zaragoza, Spain and snuck a point and shoot camera into a Carlos Santana concert. Somehow, I managed to get myself into the front row and got some great shots. All without getting caught!  For the entire read click Read the rest of this entry