We had the good fortune of connecting with Fernando Isturiz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Image Credit: Marlon Matute

Hi Fernando, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
I chose an artistic career because is a form of self expression, I can create Art everyday with everything i put in front of my lens. People, food, drinks, street photography etc. plus i think that is therapeutical, every time that i grab my camera i got lost between lights, settings composition and i forget about everything else.

Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
I’m proud of the recognition that i’m having today because of my art, like this interview right now, it wasn’t easy to get here, i had to invest a lot of time and practice shooting here and there to make my photos stand out. The most important lesson that the path that i chose taught me is Perseverance. i never stop no matter what, work hard and your work will speak for you later.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
My favorites places in the city are Venetian Causeway, Wynwood, the design district, brickell and Miami beach. those places have magic, you can breathe the mix of cultures and they’re beautiful.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Focustudio Academy Miami. I own everything i know to them. I studied there, graduated, and now i’m teaching at it.

Website: https://fernandoisturizphotography.mypixieset.com/

Instagram: @byferx @elferx

Twitter: @fernandoisturiz

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