Photographer Interviews


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Below find all our Q&A interviews — that include links to the galleries — of our Photographers of the Month and other featured photographers.

Let them tell you in their own words about their creative process — what inspires them and how each of them sees the world through the lens of their camera. These interviews also include galleries of their work.

Max Hasselberg: A hand in a dark room reaching under a lightbulb
Photo: Max Hasselberg
© Max Hasselberg

Max Hasselberg:
August Photographer of the Month

His May 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Gehrke’s photographs capturing his environment.

Kevin Liljegren: Someone walking across a wet road during the night time crossing in front of a blue street train with the street lights reflecting off of the wet street
Photo: Kevin Liljegren
© Kevin Liljegren

Kevin Liljegren:
June Photographer of the Month

His June 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Liljegren’s photographs capturing his environment.

Christian Gehrke: Grey skies with a building surrounded by light snow and leafless trees
Photo: Christian Gherke
© Christian Gehrke

Christian Gehrke:
May Photographer of the Month

His May 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Gehrke’s photographs capturing his environment.

Jon Woodman: view of a home in the mountains surrounded by grass and trees during daylight with a cloudy sky
Photo: Jon Woodman
© Jon Woodman

Jon Woodman:
April Photographer of the Month

His April 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Woodman’s photographs documenting his travels.

Sarah Swetlik: a protest during the daylight with protestors holding flags and signs in support of Ukraine
Photo: Sarah Swetlik
© Sarah Swetlik

Sarah Swetlik:
March Photographer of the Month

Her March 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Swetlik’s photographs capturing a protest.

Zoran Barbić: Woman in a green dress posing while sitting on a red chair
Photo: Zoran Babić
© Zoran Babić

Zoran Babić:
February Photographer of the Month

His February 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Babić‘s photographs artistic portraiture.

Ash Rahman: Person walking down a bridge over a body of water with red brick buildings in the background during daylight
Photo: Ash Rahman
© Ash Rahmam

Ash Rahman:
January Photographer of the Month

His January 2022 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Rahman’s photographs capturing city riverside buildings.

Photo: Jan Von Bergen
© Jan Von Bergen

Jan Von Bargen:
December Photographer of the Month

His December 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Von Bargen’s photographs capturing light trails.

Shay Lamb: Two kittens in a dark room on carpet playing with string lights in front of mirror
Photo: Shay Lamb
© Shay Lamb

Shay Lamb:
November Photographer of the Month

Her November 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Lamb’s photographs capturing a moment of joy.

Alyssa Fields: An alpaca behind a wire farm fence in front of a wooden play fort with slide on grass with trees in the background
Photo: Alyssa Fields
© Alyssa Fields

Alyssa Fields:
October Photographer of the Month

Her October 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Fields’ photographs capturing a moment of nature.

Amy: A pattern of illuminated orange neon bulbs forming nested diamond shapes in repetition.
Photo: Amy
© Amy

Amy:
September Photographer of the Month

Her September 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Amy’s photographs of her urban environment.

Emma Walkington: two men in orange work ship attire looking over the rail of the edge of the ship
Photo: Emma Walkington
© Emma Walkington

Emma Walkington:
August Photographer of the Month

Her August 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Walkington’s images from documenting her travels.

Avery Fields: young woman with with green hair, blue flower hair accessories. Wearing a black dress with purple fishnet leggings and black shoes. Sitting outside on stones next to grass and bush, and a tree with pink flowers.
Photo: Avery Fields
© Avery Fields

Avery Fields:
July Photographer of the Month

His July 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Fields’ images from his photographic narratives.

Photo: Amber Fields
© Amber Fields

Amber Fields:
June Photographer of the Month

Her June 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Fields’ photos she took during her vacation in Bermuda .

Jan Düerkop: large body of water in front of a city at dawn. Lights from the city reflect of the water.
Photo: Jan Düerkop
© Jan Düerkop

Jan Düerkop:
May Photographer of the Month

His May 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Düerkop’s captivating landscape images.

Taylor Mackenzie: close up on woman's face with a hand on each cheek
Photo: Taylor Mackenzie
© Taylor Mackenzie

Taylor Mackenzie:
April Photographer of the Month

Her April 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Taylor’s provocative black and white images.

Ali sardar: Mountain range in the heart of Colorado peak trails.
Photo: Ali Sardar
© Ali Sardar

Ali Sardar:
March Photographer of the Month

His March 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Ali’s landscapes from his gallery of photos. A Colorado mountain range.

Chris Onuoha: Closeup of dock railing and shadows in water with white Whitley Bay Lighthouse and nearby buildings in the bacground
Photo: Chris Onuoha
© Chris Onuoha

Chris Onuoha:
February Photographer of the Month

His February 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Chris’s photos from his gallery of photos. Whitley Lighthouse and its reflection.

Syed Hamza: Dark-haired man in whitet-shirt and tan pants kneels in sand with hands in lap against gray sky
Photo: Syed Hamza
© Syed Hamza

Syed Hamza:
January Photographer of the Month

His January 2021 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Syed’s photos from his gallery of photos. A man kneels on his knees in stillness on the desert sands with his head hanging down.

Portrait young woman long dark ponytail 3/4 profile wearing sheer white blouse
Photo: Whitney Jones
© Whitney Jones

Whitney Jones:
December Photographer of the Month

Her December 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Whitney’s photos from her gallery of portraits. A young woman stands on a sandy lake beach under an ccoudy sky.

Trevor Davis Photo Gallery: Girl in light blue gymnast leotard standing out side looking at rainbow painted on wall.
Photo: Trevor Davis
© Trevor Davis

Trevon Davis:
November Photographer of the Month

His November 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Trevon’s photos from his portraiture gallery. A young gymnast stands alone waiting to participate in a competition.

Side view of red sports car with number 17 in white circle.
Photo: Kevin Barrett
© Kevin Barrett

Kevin Barrett:
October Photographer of the Month

His October 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Kevin’s photos from his gallery of race cars on display at a race event.

Weathered wooden pier posts and cross supports stand in dark, calm water uner dusky skies.
Photo: Jan Düerkop
© Jan Düerkop

Jan Düerkop:
September Photographer of the Month

His September 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Jan’s photos from his gallery of Netherland’s urban nights and landscapes shows a darkening dusk sky behind old pier posts standing in dark waters.

Photo: Joshua Elliot
© Joshua Elliot

Joshua Elliot:
August Photographer of the Month

His August 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Joshua’s urban photos from his gallery capturing a photographer’s silhouette next to a sodium-lit street.

Half of a face extreme close-up seen through glass and partially covered by ice cubes
Photo: Tyra Gathers
© Tyra Gathers

Tyra Gathers:
July Photographer of the Month

Her July 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Tyra’s uniquely staged photos of a model and props from her gallery.

George Floyd Protest Astoria, New York park, black & white photo, woman on knees clasping hands looking upward
Photo: Andrea Klerides
© Andrea Klerides

Andrea Klerides:
June Photographer of the Month

Her June 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Andrea’s live action, candid photos from her gallery captured at a protest against George Floyd’s death..

Photo: Sven Hühn
© Sven Hühn

Sven Hühn @sven_huhn:
May Photographer of the Month

His May 2020 interview: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Sven’s winning photos from his gallery.

Photographer Sunny Hu: Cupidity of the Gen Z, NJ photographer project on social media and pressures of her generation
Photo: Sunny Hu
© Sunny Hu

Sunny Hu @sunnyhu.photography:
Featured Photographer 2019

Her interview & gallery: The Cupidity of the Gen Z’s.
In her gallery, Cupidity of the Gen Z’s, Sunny Hu talks about social media and the constant need for youth to seek validation.

Photo: Courtney Lowry
© Courtney Lowry

Courtney Lowry @courtneyllowry:
Featured Photographer 2019

Her interview & gallery: The Last Boys
One of Courtney’s photos from her gallery, The Last Boys, an up close and personal shot.

Photo: Gracie Perkul
© Grace Perkul

Gracie Pekrul @artgirl259:
Featured Photographer 2019

Her interview & gallery: Q & A with Bokeh Focus
One of Gracie’s drawings from her portrait gallery of Parkland shooting vitims.

 

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