Joi Carey (1970) is a female photographer based in Arizona, USA.
She is specialized in formal and artistic nudes,fetish imagery, and alternative portraits.
7 Questions an interview
When did you become interested in photography?
I started shooting in 1999.
Do you have your own studio or are you working on location?
I do most of my work in a small studio in my home, but prefer location work. Hopefully down the line I will have a large studio.
Do you have assistance or are you working alone?
I work mostly by myself with the exception of my bondage images. I collaborate on these with Shibari artist Justin Baker. I on occasion also coerce my husband into being my PA.
Was It easy to find models when you started photographing nude?
When I began shooting nudes i mostly used friends, and then as more people found my work I had more offers for models.
What do you prefer: digital or analog?
I love film. I began shooting with an old pentax, but I tend to collect rolls of films which in turn collect dust.
Do you have other artist(s) who you admire and inspire you?
Inspirational artists: Edward Weston, Mark Ryden, Robert Mapplethorpe, Helmut Newton, William Blake, Edward Steichen, John Santerineross, RK Sloane, David LaChapelle, Michael Helms ,Hieronymous Bosch..and many more..
What is number one on you wishlist?
I would love a large gallery/studio space, preferably on a few acres of land.