Frank Diaz is a Spanish photographer who found his passion for photography after being part of a famous music band at a younger age! Frank Diaz was one of the main Fresh Faces photographers and has worked with many artist like Enrique del Pozo, Nuria Gago and Sade Adu. He also worked on several commercials, magazines and famous brands. Frank Diaz is passionate about his job, till the point that once you meet him he will be the only photographer you will want to work with! Keep on reading if you want to find out why.
Photographer: Frank Díaz, Styling: Beatriz Frutos, Hair & Make-up: Jorge Zunica, Model: Nadia Central Models
Modelmanagement: What has been your biggest inspiration in the photography industry?
Frank Díaz: I try to focus on numerous sources of inspiration whether that is from a person or a communicated concept. However, my improvisation, passion and enthusiasm for photography does the rest.
MM: You have worked on various projects, from well-known brands such as Hugo Boss, Pronovias book, places and artists among others. Which one do you enjoy the most and why?
FD: I enjoy working with all of them, especially the ones that become challenges, things that I’ve never done before and creativity always ahead.
MM: What has been one of your most memorable session and why?
FD: I had two memorable sessions; one for the magazine ¨peluquerías Hair style¨ with two beautiful models Sade Adu y Erika Badú and the other one, having the chance to work with so many celebrities and artists that have passed in front of my camera.
MM: What has been your experience with the Fresh Faces finalists? What has it meant for you to be one of the main photographers?
FD: It’s an honor to be one of the first photographers in a model’s career. I feel the need to always do a good job for them so they can remember this experience for a long time.
Photographer: Frank Díaz, Styling: Beatriz Frutos, Hair & Make-up: Jorge Zunica, Model: Alexa MRA Model Management
MM: You also collaborated with ModelManagement.com one year ago. What does it mean for you to be part of this community?
FD: It feels good to see that people think about contacting you for all kinds of collaboration, that’s a good sign.
Photographer: Frank Díaz, Styling: Beatriz Frutos, Hair & Make-up: Jorge Zunica, Model: Joel Francina Models
MM: What steps do you follow to prepare a photo shoot session? Where do you get your inspiration from?
FD: First I look for ideas related to the shoot, and second I always dream about it the night before… (HaHa) I’m serious! I always dream about my photo shoots the night before. On the day of the photoshoot I will just go with my inspiration.
Photographer: Frank Díaz, Styling: Beatriz Frutos, Hair & Make-up: Jorge Zunica, Model: Martim Central Models
MM: You have worked with many famous artists and on other fascinating projects. What is the secret of your success?
FD: The secret of my success is just by being myself. I don´t want to mislead anyone, I am self-taught and each day I am learning something new.
MM: You have worked with a lot of models, any advice for those who want to expand their portfolio and are new to the industry?
FD: Professionalism, determination and perseverance.
MM: Is there any new project you have in mind that you would like to share with us?
FD: I would love to work on a campaign for Givenchy … but I have to keep on learning.
Frank has an amazing personality, a lot of experience and great skills, he can make any model feel comfortable even if it´s the first time he or she gets in front of a camera, you will definitely enjoy it and click with him right away: that is his magic. If you want to check more of his work just check his ModelManagement.com profile and website.
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