Based in the United States, Ward Roberts describes himself as a conceptual artist rather than a photographer. His images draw on themes like the effects of loneliness and isolation in the modern world, but he still maintains a fresh and engaging perspective. Ward’s ornate style is often contradicted by life’s unscripted moments.

How would you describe your vision in ten words or less?
I try to be the voice of silence.

Who inspired you to pursue photography?
I’d say my high school art teacher played a large role in encouraging me to pursue photography. As for visual inspiration, Hiroshi Sugimoto was an early influence

What is the most essential quality for a photographer to have?

What is a misconception about upcoming photographers you’d like to dispel?
That you’re no longer just a photographer but a creative entrepreneur.

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