ladygaganow.co had the pleasure to interview YouGottaLove, also known as Richard Yagutilov, probably one of the greatest photographers ever. We asked him 8 interesting questions about his work with Lady GaGa and more!
1- Did Lady GaGa contact you to work with her or did you contact her
GaGa's management contacted me through Interscope last minute about going on tour shooting her Video Tour Diaries.
2- When you met and saw her, what was your first feeling?
After meeting Lady Gaga and seeing her perform I knew she would become the new Madonna only much bigger.
3- When and Where did you work with her?
I worked with her the summer of 2008. We met at her hotel in Niagara Falls. We went to a club performance they and at 3am drove to Toronto for a live televised performance at Much Music. After that we flew across the country to the west.
4- How was it to work with Lady GaGa?
Lady Gaga is Supercool. Very kind and super creative. I was very impressed by her inventivess. How she created her TV glasses and crystal cane wild outfits even Space Cowboy's disco ball tie.
5- Did you learn anything by working with her?
The immense dedication it takes to do what she does.
6- What do you think about the comparisons with Madonna and Christina
I think she's bigger than that. Lady Gaga will be biggest pop icon in history.
7- How would you describe Lady GaGa in 3 words?
Super cool bitch.
8- Do you think you will work with her again in the future?
I hope our paths will cross again.
Check YouGottaLove.com for the portfolio!