Patrick Park, Unraveled | An Interview
Patrick Park is a photographer based in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in photographing fashion and people of fashion in a documentary style. Aside from photographing, you can find him sharing his passion in workshops, rebranding musicians, and developing new faces for agencies around the US.
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Here is Patrick, Unraveled…
What inspired your art?
My love for experiencing and documenting those experiences.
What do you shoot with? Camera body and favorite lens?
I mostly work with my favorite cameras. Mamiya RB67 & Canon 5DM4. I love to use all lenses depending on the situation , but my favorite is the 50mm; whichever brand or form it comes in.
What other ways do you express your creativity?
Small clips which are often extension of my photos.
How do you de-stress at the end of the day?
I sleep; sleep early, and wake up extra early to make time for a before-sunrise walk.
What kind of music do you listen to while editing?
Mostly very peaceful, often lyric-less.
What is your favorite book?
I am a fan of artist biographies! Hard to name just one but I always come back to Henri Cartier Bresson.
Name one movie that inspires you.
There Will Be Blood
How do you handle self-doubt or creative slumps?
I don’t fight it alone. Instead, I go out and meet inspiring friends or even strangers.
What has been the most difficult part of your creative journey?
Doubt and Comparison.
Who is one of your favorite photographers?
Jamie Hawkesworth, forever.