” Dunno One ” by tgchan ( Sony A6500 + Sony Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 )

There are so many artists… Even more people with all sorts of talents… It scares me… It scares me that there are so many amazing individuals the world does not know about? Why? Why do they have to live a life of an unknown? Why some people, very often less talented, climb the ladder of success while the rest, more deserved of that place, have to live a lesser life? It looks like having a talent and knowing about it is just not enough to be out there. You have to make yourself visible. You can’t be famous or even appreciated if the world doesn’t know about your existence. Death is the last scream your personality makes before it vanishes forever. I mean, even if you get all the ovations you can get, but you are still dead, what is it good for? You either make it on time, or it doesn’t matter… Unless you dream about some fame after your departure to another life. The one thing that scares me even more is not finding your real talent before it’s too late, or ever at all. I am genuinely scared of living my life the wrong way. ” Remember, the saddest thing in life is wasted talent. You could have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t do the right thing, then nothing happens. ” – A Bronx Tale (1993)

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” My Shy First Model ” by tgchan ( Pentax K-5 II s + SMC Pentax-FA 77mm F1.8 Limited )

Original Street Artist: Anna Matuszewska in association with Galeria Sztuki 58, Radom.

” I work mostly with the subjects that do not complain much. They do not require anything more than being discovered and captured properly. They do not ask for money, return of favour or anything else to be honest… they are just happy the world can see them. I am not going to lie though… I would love to capture some beautiful girls too. Unfortunately, it would be utterly complicated for both sides. I do not go for any compromises, so… natural light only, my place of choice, my time of the day etc. and etc. I don’t think there are many people who are willing to sacrifice so much for almost nothing in return. So yea… no beautiful girls for me, at least for now. Maybe I will start with my family, hmm… The problem is, I either see beauty or ugliness. There is no middle ground in my eyes and I don’t think they would like to see what I wanted to see. Oh well, I’ll start with my grandparents, I think they won’t mind. As for people in general, there are some fine specimens walking on the face of our planet. I myself have seen some amazing looking girls, and I am not talking about some popular type of beauty here, more like something extraordinary and unique, something you don’t see every day. There aren’t too many out there, but you can still find them, just like with everything else that is valuable. The problem is, how do you approach a girl that is 5 years old without getting arrested? Obviously you should talk with parents but… Who on Earth would go with some creep with a camera around a city in search for a perfect place, light etc. It should be easier with older girls and women but it is not… Everyone is super busy with their own life, not to mention the idea of going to some shady places with a total stranger… As for now, being awfully famous is the only solution that should deal with my problems in this difficult scenario. Or rich, I could always offer a nice sum of money in return for me being weird. So yes, this is my first model. She is a bit shy, but I still have a mad respect for her. She’s the one ladies and gents, she is the first one that let me be weird around her. “

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