Whether you’re traveling to exotic locations or just walking around your own neighborhood, beauty, art, and creative opportunities exist all around us. In fact, some of the best photos feature stories and collections of images from every day situations. Photographer, Michael Yuan, combined his passions of photography and basketball into a wonderful series of photographs that he calls “Urban Courts,” which features artistic pictures of basketball courts in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Has was also kind enough to answer some interview questions for our readers. Enjoy the images and the inspiration below.
What inspired you to create these photos?
What is the biggest challenge in the creation of these photos?
What cameras, lenses and lighting gear were used to create the photos?
Do you have a favorite photo from the series? If so, what is it and why?
For photographers looking to create impactful images like this, could you share your process of coming up with your concepts and ideas?
What are you currently working on? What’s next?
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