Zendaya is interested in photography.
The Spider-Man: No Way Home star’s grandfather and great-grandfather were avid photographers, and she’s keen to follow in their footsteps, using all the knowledge she’s gained about shoot lighting. photography and film sets.
“I’ve always wanted to get into photography,” she told her Euphoria co-star Colman Domingo for Interview magazine. “My mum would tell me stories of how he (his grandfather) would go out and use his light meter, sometimes spend all day taking pictures of the same thing when the light changed.
“As I got older and with so many photoshoots I’ve done, I really started to understand and learn about light – how it’s reflected and what lights are used. I’m now at the point where I love working with certain photographers who understand light and allow me to play with lights, because I’m like, ‘Okay, look. Your daughter likes to have her light from here.”
The 25-year-old also gained more photography knowledge from watching cinematographer Marcell Rev work on the set of Euphoria and his film Malcolm & Marie.
“When I’m on set, I ask him what all the names of the different lights are, what they do and why they need them, and I try to guess what he’s going to say before he does. say,” she explained. . “I’m always really nervous about trying things because I don’t want to not be good at it. But I was like, ‘You know what, let me buy a bunch of cameras and start trying, and then if I need help, I’ll ask people like Marcell.'”