Member Monday Featuring Arnold Certa

This next member Arnold Certa discovered a new passion by watching a class right here on KelbyOne!

Since Arnold is a huge Melanie Kern-Favilla fan, we thought we would share some of our favorite content featuring her and her work.

Now let’s see the work that came from this inspiration, and photographer Arnold Certa!

About the Photographer

  • Hometown: Polaniec Poland  (Manchester, UK now)
  • Years in Photography: on and off for 14 years 
  • Years as a KO Member: 9 months 

About the Photo:

  • Title: TuLipstick 
  • Location: home studio 
  • Any additional description of the photograph: Used black box after watching course in KO
  • Gear/Software Used: Sony a7 90mm macro Lightroom 

What is one thing you wish you would have known before starting photography?

Only if I found KelbyOne sooner it’s saved me a lot of years of trial and error.

Who are some of your role models/mentors?

David Ward, Don Mccullin, Melanie Kern-Favilla.

What is your most treasured piece of photography equipment?

I love my Sony A7.

What’s your favorite class on KelbyOne and why?

Melanie Kern-Favilla inspired a whole new way of looking at photography for me; macro in particular so I must say that class.

Connect with Arnold

Take a look at all of the flowers that Arnold displayed in his collection on Instagram. It’s wonderful! Give him a follow here: @ArnoldCerta.

Thank you for joining us for another Member Monday! If you haven’t yet, be sure to submit your photos for a chance to receive a Member Monday feature of your own.