RJ Kern is ranked as one of the top 50 wedding photographers in the US. But that's just one genre of photography that he rocks. He is a passionate artist who pursues personal projects at every opportunity.
“I've gone from a coffee shop show to two solo gallery shows and a group exhibition in less than a year … all after deciding to invest in my art long-term and not pour my money into an MFA (I applied, got rejected last year) and put it into my personal work.”
In this interview for Tiffinbox, we sat down to talk about what inspires him to do personal work. Lean in and listen closely to how RJ phrases his off-season work. I think you will find it interesting. It's not so much that it is something he can do or will do sometime in the future, but he HAS to do it right now!
Check out his personal work here. Learn more about his animal portraits here. His series of couples in love at Burning Man is something else. Lastly, learn from RJ about how to develop a photographic style.
Do you pursue personal projects? Would you think of photographing sheep and goats as a personal project? If you think the concept and the quality of the work is amazing as I do, click the comments box below and leave RJ a note. I am sure he would appreciate it.