About Leonard Anderson
Can you explain to us what it is that you?
I’m a self-taught photographer. I don’t have a degree in photography. I learned on my own. I guess. I’m a visual learner and anytime I try to shoot something new, I go do some research on it and figure out what I need to do and then go practice it. I primarily focus on portraits and head shots but fashion is kind of my personal passion
How did you get started?
I guess you can say I started at a young age. my uncle used to take me to the Navy Yard every weekend to take pictures. I watched him develop film in the dark room. Then I joined the army when I was 18. I bought a film camera so I could capture some of my travels. I took pictures everywhere i went; Germany, Japan, Korea, Spain, Thailand, California and Maryland. Years later, MY wife saw that I was getting more serious about my photography, and set me up to take some local photography workshops in Denver. In 2015 I decided to start my photography business And the funny thing is I didn’t know what I wanted to shoot.
What are you learning about your industry?
I have seen the transformation of how images are developed. Back in the day my uncle showed me how to develop film in the darkroom. Now images are digital and we can enhance them in a way that I would have never thought possible.
What advice would you give to your younger self?
I guess I would have started sooner with actually learning The Art of photography instead of just spending so many years just just taking pictures, hoping to get the right shot.
Photography By Leonard Anderson