Featured Photography Portfolio – Patrick Romero (Los Angeles, CA)

Patrick Romero lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

3 of the last things that have inspired you

God it’s been awhile since I’ve shot in earnest what with work and all..but here goes..

1. Cecil Beaton’s photos of his sisters in debutante dress

2. The old Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway

3. The Thomas Eakins exhibit at LACMA last summer

3 things on your walls

1. a print of one of my photos

2. a polaroid of a girl i had a little fling with last year

3. a picture of armed afghan female soldiers marching through a bazaar in burkas and powder blue head scarves cut from a newspaper

3 things that you never get sick of

1. music

2. cheese

3. getting back my contact sheets from the lab

3 artists who have influenced your development

1. Larry Sultan

2. John Singer Sargent

3. Nathanael West

3 blogs that you follow

I’ve been working full time on a TV production and don’t have much internet-browsing time. Consequently I don’t really follow any photo-specific blogs…but I occasionally look at

1. CurbedLA (LA architecture/real estate/urban planning/neighborhood blog)

2. WeCanShootToo (LA photo blog by J. Wesley Brown)

3. HorsesThink (a great art/photo blog by NY photographer Ofer Wolberger)

3 songs that everyone should listen to

1. Be Thankful for What You’ve Got- William DeVaughn

2. Cadillac- T. Rex

3. To Drunk To Fuck- The Dead Kennedys

3 things that you are looking forward to

1. the day my show wraps (in march)

2. the day my show wraps

3. buying a shit ton of film (the day after my show wraps)

3 words that describe your photographs

1. uncommercial

2. mine

3. unschooled




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