Maciek Jasik is a photographer based in New York City. He focuses on topics like society’s relationship with nature, identity, perspective and gender. On Superlative Magazine he talks about his passion for photography and what pyrotechnics will mean for him in the future. Portrait
1. Please introduce yourself: Who are you, where do you live and since when are you a photographer?
My name is Maciek, I live in New York City and I’ve been a photographer for ten years now.
2. Why did you become a photographer?
I don’t think it’s possible to know when I officially became a photographer. It’s been a fairly fluid transition.
3. What are your favourite topics in photography?
I like to examine society’s relationship with nature and consider identity, perspective and gender.
4. Whats your special photo technique?
I like to keep my methods and techniques mysterious.
5. Who are your idols and why?
I look up to artists like Viviane Sassen, Nadav Kander and Philip Lorca di Corcia because they are consistent and work with integrity.
6. Whats your favourite image and whats the story behind?
I fall in love with new images all the time.
7. How do you see the future of photoraphy?
Most commercial photography will become automated like everything else. It’ll be very important to convey a personal perspective in the midst of that.
8. who/which branche are your main customers?
I mostly shoot for magazines and some design firms.
9. What image concept do you follow on instagram?
I follow friends and those who inspire me on Instagram.
10. Future plans
I’ll be taking a pyrotechnics course this spring to improve my skills with fireworks.