My photo portrait "unfolds like a clandestine glimpse through distant trees"

Portrait photography
(Image credit: Christian Mayberry / The Roktographer)

Christian Mayberry, also known as The Roktographer, is a master of portrait photography and is passionate about delving into human emotions through his photographic work. 

I had the pleasure of interviewing him about his work and analyzing his image "Scarlet Elegance". We discussed the techniques he used to capture the photo and why it works.. 

Portrait photography
Christian Mayberry

Based in Orlando, Florida, Christian Mayberry is a professional music and portrait photographer who has become renowned for his evocative images.  With over 15 years of experience, Christian has established himself as a versatile photographer and his portfolio spans a wide range of genres, including fashion, portrait, commercial and concert photography. His work is characterized by his creativity, attention to detail and an ability to capture the essence of his subjects.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.