Last Updated on 10/22/2020 by Chris Gampat
Much to the chagrin of many higher-ups in the fashion industry, UK-based Jay McLaughlin uses an Olympus OM-D E-M5 and PEN E-P5. Favoring portability over sheer power, McLaughlin found that he could produce beautiful work in the Micro Four Thirds medium. We spoke to Jay recently about his work in the fashion industry, his move to the Micro Four Thirds world, and more.
Phoblographer: When did you decide to make the transition to a smaller sensor camera?
Phoblographer: When did you first fall in love with photography?
Phoblographer: We know that it’s all about vision first and gear later, but as we know in the fashion world there are plenty of editors and agencies that want you to use Canon and Nikon gear. How have you gotten around that?
Phoblographer: Tell us about specifically what’s in your gear bag right now.
Phoblographer: Where do you find your inspiration?
Phoblographer: You just came back from shooting a fashion editorial in Budapest; where are some of your most favorite places to shoot in the world?
Phoblographer: Tell us about the lights that you use.
Phoblographer: On average, how much of your shoots involve your own vision vs. working with a creative director?
Phoblographer: If you could assist any photographer in the world, who would it be and why? If it could be anyone living or dead.
Please Support The Phoblographer
We love to bring you guys the latest and greatest news and gear related stuff. However, we can’t keep doing that unless we have your continued support. If you would like to purchase any of the items mentioned, please do so by clicking our links first and then purchasing the items as we then get a small portion of the sale to help run the website.