De Zitter Photography
1. ) How did your business/work/passion? How was this idea born and what lead you to do what you’re doing now?
Started at Port Elizabeth School of Art in 1968 then grew once I opened a studio in Cape Town
2.) Tell us about your morning routine. Any specific rituals / productivity aspects etc
Wake up, make some coffee, have a bowl of oat meal, switch on my laptop, check my emails and start making calls to parts of the world that are already awake.
3.) What inspires you?
4.) Biggest lesson you’ve learnt?
Always keep an open mind, expect the unexpected and be ready to shoot it or eat it…..
5.) Biggest failure so far?
Not being able to bake a cake
6.) Biggest Success so far?
A Retrospective of my Life’s work at the Baker Museum in Naples
(Harry by Harry)
7.) Your work space? Clean & Minimal or Eclectic and colourful – what would we find on your desk?
Clean and organized but colourful. Hate chaos and lack of planning….. Do not invite shit into your life
Think big + Trust but verify + Do not talk a big game, do it!
9.) Who are you currently listening to?
Chuck Magione’s “Children of Sanchez” a classic album
Word of mouth by people that are movers and shakers
11.) Dream Big Right? What’s next for you?
Keep dreaming and executing one dream at a time
Harry’s advice to young photographers – “always send the elevator back down to the ground floor so someone else can get to the top” – Love that and it can be applied in every discipline!
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