Lisa Cervone is a portrait photographer who specializes in shooting animals. Charming and beguiling, her uncluttered pictures have a wry humour all of their own. Lisa’s work focuses on getting that ‘one’ image that captures the essence of her subject. She lives in Michigan with her family.
Simple and Clean
Canon 5D MKII and Fuji X100S
Where do you live?
Michigan. The fall is gorgeous.
Any accessories you can’t work without?
Gorilla tape … you can stick anything with it.
Who are your artistic heroes?
Brigitte Lacombe, Elliott Erwitt, Robert Maxwell & Hellip.
What is in your dream fine art photographic collection?
A huge wall print of Avedon’s Dovima With Elephants.
How did your photographic career begin?
I worked as a physical therapist for years, but even then I was taking photographs and printing them in my darkroom.
Where were you first published?
Four and Sons. Its like a four-legged Vogue.
What is the most challenging part of your job?
The chaos right before a shoot.
What are your favourite things to do on a Sunday?
Sit around a bonfire with my family and drink wine.
What is a good life?
A well-travelled one.