To contribute to the PhotoVogue collection at Art + Commerce, you must first submit your photograph(s) through Vogue Italia's PhotoVogue website
. If Vogue Italia selects any of your photographs for your PhotoVogue profile, you will be invited by Art + Commerce to submit the selected image(s) here.
If you already have a profile on Vogue Italia's PhotoVogue website and you have not received an invitation to contribute to the PhotoVogue collection at Art + Commerce, you can email email@example.com
for information on how to submit your image(s).
What interested you about becoming
– I became early interested in photography during my high school years taking photographs, almost without any pretensions to art.
I made my reputation as airline captain and - at the same time - studying black and white photography with dark room practice.
Where do you find inspiration to
make your photographs?
– During an extended trip to Japan I discovered the powerfull of instant photography that allow a deliberate different composition of images, forceful of their gnomic poetry.
Under such dual influence – a sort of inner nature – I made a fresh new start.
What do you most like to
– My work is rooted in the distinctly tradition of composed visions where arrangements try to capture the magical essence inhabiting and animating the world of appearances: photographing urban landscapes, street-life, still-life and portraiture.
Who are your favorite photographers?
– I like the most works of William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Francesca Woodman, Robert Mapplethorpe and Stephen Shore, to name just a few; but there are also many others - most of them perfect-stranger amateurs - whose work inspires me everyday.
Menico Snider lives in Rome.