I certainly don't have the classical art school background because technically I'm an ecologist. Since I've got my master's degree, I've been working with various environmental projects, nature sciences labs and ecology consulting companies. I'm a self taught in photography & Adobe stuff though.
About meMy name is Linas Vaitonis and I’ve been working as a photographer / retoucher for more than 5 years. My photos are often featured on social media and I constantly produce (plan, prepare, light, compose, edit) images for catalog, website and media marketing. I have worked with various advertising agencies, with leading designers and labels. I have galleries representing me in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, New York, and sunny Shanghai.
I certainly don’t have the classical art school background because technically I’m an ecologist. Since I’ve got my master’s degree from Vilnius university, I have been working with various environmental projects, nature sciences laboratories and ecology consulting companies. I also worked as an editor for several years right after I finished high school. I started taking pictures just for fun. When I was twenty, I took my mother’s Nikon and started to shoot. I took pictures of literally everything.
Locating what is beautiful is always a challenge but the biggest difficulty I encounter creating my pictures is in making sure that the final images are just like I imagined them in my head. I like to play with unusual locations, trying to tell a story. In my opinion, the overall feel should be like in a movie, where the atmosphere plays an important role in transmitting the message. I'm striving to create a feeling that there is something yet to be revealed to come through in my work.
Check out my portfolio at www.linaswashere.com
My main areas of expertise are innovation strategy and transformation and innovation management by building systems and processes, as well as innovation leadership. I am helping my customers to create their moonshots by designing and facilitating Design Sprints, hackathons, accelerators.
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