GGotW: Has Transylvania, your new home, been accepting to your style?
RC: I'm going to have to say not really. Though 3 out of 4 people ignore it and go about their business the majority still tend to drop their jaws when they see my face full of jewelry and colored hair (and that's when I am not dressed up). I think circumstances would be a lot different if we were to be in a car than walking on the street.
GGotW: Do you find many opportunities to model in Romania, or do you have to travel to work?
RC: I have found a few decent photographers here in Romania, but I do still have to travel about three to six hours just to shoot with them. It has become exasperating so I plan to get my own SLR Camera.
GGotW: What has been the hardest part of your move to Europe?
RC: The hardest part so far was leaving all my things behind. Of course I miss my family and friends too but I am dying to get my shoes and clothing!
GGotW: Are there things that you miss about your home in the US?
RC: I miss dressing up and going to clubs, parties, and events, and I really miss the convenient 24 hour stores like Wal-Mart, I prefer to avoid shopping around people as much as possible and it was really nice to do my shopping at 3 am when most of the world was asleep. Everything closes here so early and is hardly even open on the weekends; this really creates crowded shopping spaces.
GGotW: What has been your favorite shoot to date?
RC: I have a few favorite shoots, I really like the ones I have done with Joe Traina at The Castle because that kinda used to be my stomping ground and I always love Joe's work. I also liked working with Mojokiss, he is spectacular photographer and uses awesome lighting skills, and his photography is unique and always stands out. I also love the set that Kamilia did of me with the violin.
GGotW: What would you like to shoot that you haven't?
RC: I still have a lot of ideas in mind for shoots, once summer comes rolling around the weather warms up a bit I have a set planned using a Long Nose Venetian Mask. I have always been interested in doing a mask shoot because a lot of my sets focus a lot on my make up but using a mask will be a much different approach than I am used to and in some ways more artsy.
** Up-Date Razor Candi has a new book out. Razor Candi Classics Vol. 1. Her LiveJournal site has more details on ordering. There is also an new interview with her over at Miss Destructo.
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