Author: Omar Sartor

Exploring the relationship between form and substance: Omar Sartor’s interior photography

Omar Sartor is an Italian photographer and director specializing in interior design, architecture and fashion. His work is linked to some of the highest ranking design brands and publications, and his style exudes timeless elegance and cinematic beauty.   I’m Omar, a photographer working at the intersection of shape, color and substance. When photographing, I move around like a dowser, looking for the essence of a place and a way to communicate it visually. I started as a landscape photographer and think I’ll always be one. However, looking back, I can’t find a specific moment when I decided to become a photographer. I’ve always loved travelling and I’m fascinated in particular by rough landscapes born out of challenging climates, such as Alaska, Iceland, the volcanic islands of Hawaii, Lanzarote, Stromboli. I often travel to such places to immerse myself in the space and the inhabitants’ way of life, observing how people and landscape communicate and influence each other. I think I naturally floated towards interior and architecture photography because of this interest in connecting with …