Thursday, January 13, 2011




Carmen Moreno's Shop ~ Carmen Moreno Photography, Her Website ~ Carmen Moreno Photography, Her Flickr ~ Carmen Moreno, Her Blog ~ Carmen Moreno Tumblr

Introducing the amazingly talented Carmen Moreno! Oh, such loveliness! Carmen has a unique style with beautiful tones, great perspective, and has such a wide range of subjects that she photographs. From vintage cameras to city skyscrapers, she's one gifted photographer. Can you tell I love her work?

Here's a bit more about Carmen in her own words:

"I'm a self-taught photographer, my father was a professional photographer and he taught me some tricks as well as pointing out two very important rules, not only for photography, but for life tout court:

#1 "Create, don't copy."

#2 "Technique must serve inspiration."

I consider myself a professional dreamer and an addict to retro and vintage photography.

My inspiration often comes from my personal inner world: my feelings, fears and beliefs; all of these fueled by music, books and sometimes movies."


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What inspires you about Carmen's photography? What can you learn from what she writes in her profile (above)?

15 comments:

  1. Okay, I am just going to flat out admit it:

    "Technique must serve inspiration."

    is confusing to me. Carmen, can you give an explanation of this? I even googled it without success.

    I love your photography - and you are obviously talented and driven.

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  2. Hi Jessa, thanks so much for your comment..

    First: my apologized for my english, it's terrible!! but i'm gonna try to explain about it. :)

    Technique always is important in all that you learn, but, one you're already with this, you can "play with it", I mean, when you avoid break rules, you could be very rigid and this way to make art don't let be free to express yourself.
    I hope I've clarified :)


    Carmen.

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  3. Love Carmen's work! she is SO creative, but so, so much!!!!

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  4. Drop!
    Very, very good!
    http://sleep-ak.blogspot.com/

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  5. Oh, I really love Carmen's work, I'm so happy with this featured, really well deserved!!!

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  6. beautiful! I love the composition and effects of her photos so lovely!

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  7. Very Creative, I love to see self taught photographer do so well, it gives me hope that I'm not a total loss yet!
    Thanks for this post!

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  8. Her photography has a dreamlike quality and I find that I am most drawn to soft, ethereal photos. She has this absolutely mastered. I dream of taking photos like this someday!

    xo Erin

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  9. Her perspective and composition inspires me most

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  10. Thank you so much for all those words, i'm very happy reading how you see my photography and how much like it.
    Thank you!
    xoxo

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  11. Carmen (Mimi for her friends) is exquisite ♥
    Vicki, you've chosen one of my favorite Mimi's photos, the one with the flowers in her hair.
    I love it.

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  12. Some really lovely pictures with very creative composition and a lovely meaning behind them.

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  13. i like this sentence: 'create, don't copy'. it's so very very difficult, but i think being original is essential if we are to stay happy with what we create!
    have a lovely weekend vicki, hope you returned safely from the mall =)
    t,

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  14. Carmen is amazing!
    She is incredibly talented and such a great person. Her work is really inspiring!!

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Thanks so much for your comments. Your thoughts, opinions, and ideas are important to me!

~ Vicki