Gábor Szabó is glad to be based in Budapest and believes that the city is a great 'starting point'. He is a photographer and has lived in many countries, including Spain, Denmark, and Malta, but would always return to Budapest for its unparalleled versatility when it comes to cultural events and other activities in the city. Although, only in the recent years has he decided to focus more on photography, he's always been drawn to it and already at a young age felt excited just holding a camera. Gábor thinks that 'photography encapsulates time by capturing a moment that perhaps otherwise would have passed by unnoticed. But having the moment frozen in time, we are provided with some extra time to ponder upon what is captured and what that might mean for us.'
If you could pick somewhere to go for a week right now, where would it be and why?
I would go home to arrange some of my stuff. Otherwise, somewhere meditative like the Himalaya, or South America, to a place that's still untouched.
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Bohemian, free, and... 'Help!' - he says, and we laugh.
If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
Nothing. I mean I don't think there's such a thing, a person is always fine tuning himself or herself according to his/ her surroundings.
What's your motto?
Don't overthink or worry too much about anything because it's unnecessary and a waste of time.
Do you prefer speaking or listening?
I love to listen. I like collecting other people's stories and learn about and perhaps even from their personal experiences. So I think I'd rather listen and speak when I'm asked to.