Camaran Khiev is on top of the nature scene on instagram

This Week on Behind The Viewfinder, we highlight Camaran Khiev or @Camarank on Instagram, he takes the types of photos that you just want to live in, the tones in his nature shots are unbelievable. His account features some unbelievable locations complimented by his rich earthy tones and stunning perspectives. His account is most definately worth a follow for all nature shooters.

Whats your style of photography, what type of images do you identify with most.

I tend to do a lot of landscapes, nature photography. Also long exposures.

Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii

Which photographers influenced you.

@stel72, @JudeAllen, @thirdoptic

What technology (camera/software) do you use most?

I use my Sony a6000, and i use Adobe Lightroom

What motivates you to continue taking pictures

My friends always pushes me to surpass the last pictures i take

Which is your favorite lens? Why?

Currently working with the sony 16mm f2.8 wide angle lens. It allows me to capture sharp images and is very good at night shots.

What camera gear do you wish you had? Why?

I wish i had the Sony A7r2. Ive never had a full frame camera.

How do you educate yourself to take better pictures?

Surround myself with other photographers and collaborate ideas.

Among your works, which one is your favorite? Why?

I have to say my Mount shasta shot is probably my favorite. It was just one of those where I was at the right place at the right time.

What is the one thing you wish you knew when you started taking photos?

I wish i knew about other editing softwares to help me achieve what I wanted to portray.

What makes the good picture stand out from the average?

The concept, the wow factor, and the execution.

Where are you from, where do you live.

I’m from LA, But now live in Oceanside, CA

Follow Cam on instagram @Camarank