Today´s guest is Igor Vidyashev, better known under his brand name RockXposure: The fine art of Rock Photography.
Igor is the ideal example of someone who found his passion later in life. In his earlier years, he was building nuclear cruisers and submarines in Russia and it took almost 50 years for him to realize that photography is his real mission in life and he successfully completing a formal education in prestigious New York Institute of Photography.
In this interview, Igor will talk about his magic business plan that allowed him to get in personal contact with artists such as Zakk Wylde, the crazy story on how he met one of the best music photographers around (Neil Zlozower) who became his close friend and touring on Rock cruises in the Caribbean. Igor also built his own business, where he teaches photography and sells his own merch.
In this Episode, You’ll Learn
- how Igor turned from building nuclear submarines into a music photographer when he was already 50 years old
- what “magic” Business plan Igor was using to get in personal contact with Rockstars such as Zakk Wylde
- how he built his successful photography career by teaching others
- Best Camera For Concert Photography: Nikon D750, Nikon D500
- Best Lens For Concert Photography: Nikon AF-S FX Nikkor 24-120 f/4G ED VR
- Best Record Of All Time: Deep Purple – Machine Head
- Favorite Music Photographer: Neil Zlozower
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