Noel Besuzzi

Photographer

Los Angeles, CA


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Q&A


Q: What song do you play on repeat?

A: "Life is Beautiful" by Keb' Mo' is on repeat every morning.


Q: What's the best way to start the day?

A: A quiet cup of coffee, before everyone wakes up.


Q: What are you most looking forward to this year?

A: Every year starts with the optimism to travel more and meet more people, hopefully this is the year

for that!


Q: What is the most impactful project you've worked on and why.

A: Reshooting a catalog for Educational Insights based around inclusion and diversity.


Q: Which art/photo exhibit that you've seen has impacted you the most?

A: Yayoi Kusama Infinity Rooms are so interactive and allow the viewer to create art themselves; that is such a powerful tool to embolden the viewer to create something while experiencing your creation.


Q: What mystery do you wish you knew the answer to?

A: how my ATM cards disappear so often!


Q: What are some things you had to unlearn?

A: Over-valuing perfection, putting everyone and their needs before mine, and how to slow down.


Q: What fictional place would you most like to go?

A: Hogwarts, hands down.


Q: What have you only recently formed an opinion about?

A: My love for high-waisted jeans.


Q: What book impacted you the most?

A: The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho.


Q: What risks are worth taking?

A: The ones you take where you bet on yourself!


Q: What are the first 3 chapters of your autobiography titled?

A: Haunted House, Walking the Path, and Finding Your Own Way.


Q: What do you spend the most time thinking about?

A: The ocean and when i can get to it again to swim or Stand Up Paddle next.


Q: Best and worst advice you've ever received.

A: Follow the rules is the worst advice, and hardest to unlearn. Best advice was to listen to your self and find your own answers.


Q: How has your work evolved over the past few years?

A: I've learned to shoot more personal work, and create more for the sake of creating, and not for money. It has pushed my work in directions I never thought it would go, and brought me so much more joy than I could have imagined.


Q: One thing you can't show up to a shoot without - Besides a camera ;)

A: An open mind.