Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

1996 is a Perfume Based On a Photograph and Created by Photographers

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Here’s an intriguing new potential revenue stream for photographers: turn a favorite shot into a signature fragrance.

That’s what Dutch fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin — known for their work for major design houses and magazines — are doing with their portrait “Kirsten, 1996.” Read more…

Interview with NYC Fashion Photography Duo Pony and Brett

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Pony Lott and Brett Seamans are a fashion and editorial photography duo currently stationed in New York City. Their edgy style captures the imagination with a vulgar elegance and hard sexual attitude. Often inspired by historical figures, classic art, and vintage cinema, they play on classical forms while adding their own lavish vision.
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Interview with NYC Fashion Photographer Shane LaVancher

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Shane LaVancher lives and works in New York City. The primary focus of his work is fashion and editorial assignments. His work is often compared to paintings, as they represent a collision between the worlds of fashion and art.
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Photographer Gives Greek Sculptures a Hipster Makeover Using Photoshop

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The term “hipster” is only decades old (at most) and has only become widely used over the past half decade, but what if the concept had existed in days of old? That’s the idea behind photographer Leo Caillard‘s project, “Hipster in Stone.” Combining his photography and Photoshoppin’ skills, Caillard imagines what it would be like if ancient Greek sculpture subjects were hipsters.
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Beyonce Photoshopped Into Starvation for Latest Ad Campaign

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Mystery solved: Beyonce is so riled up about restricting photographer access because she’s hell-bent on projecting an image somewhere between “Photoshopped” and “impossible.”

That’s the impression from the the pop star’s latest ad campaign, in which she sports body proportions that make her look like she stepped straight from a U.N. refugee camp into a Paris couture salon.
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Beautiful Camera Lens Ring Creations by Photographer Ben High

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Ben High of Marion, Iowa has two big passions: making jewelry and making photographs. When he’s not designing jewelry at Philip’s Diamond Shop, High loves tinkering with old cameras and shooting instant film photographs.

The two talents sometimes come together for some pretty fantastic results; a number of rings High has created are inspired by camera lenses.
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New HoldFast Bag Lets You Tote Around Your Camera Inside Bison Skin

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HoldFast Gear makes gear for photographers that you won’t really find from other companies. Last year one of their big products was the MoneyMaker, a suspenders-style leather camera strap that looks like it popped out of an old detective film.

Today the company added a new eye-catching product to its lineup: the Bison Tote. It’s a tote bag that’s made out of bison hide.
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Photographer Turns Dapper 83-Year-Old Into a One-Man Fashion Photo Blog

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Zoe Spawton earns a living working as a waitress in Berlin. While setting up the restaurant’s sidewalk furniture at 9am, the 29-year-old Australian photographer regularly encounters Ali, an 83-year-old man who always seems to dress fashionably and obviously takes great pride in his appearance.

After a few weeks of befriending Ali, Spawton began to document the man’s outfits through portraits reminiscent of The Sartorialist. Soon, these portraits became a full blown project titled What Ali Wore.
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BTS: Hasselblad H5D ‘Not Just a Fairytale’ Ad Campaign Shoot

For its H5D ad campaign, Hasselblad approached underwater photographer Henrik Sorensen, knowing that he would put together something worthwhile. What he came up with is a “twisted take” on Denmark as a fairytale country that he’s calling “Not Just a Fairytale,” and the above video takes us behind the scenes at the underwater shoot. Read more…

Documentary Explores the Explosion of ‘Street Style’ Fashion Photography

The rise of a plethora of fashion blogs has led, almost inevitably, to the rise of a style of fashion photography known as “street style.” The all-access blogging medium gave photography enthusiasts who admired what legends like Bill Cunningham do a way to break into the industry and share both their opinions and pictures.

Over the past several years, however, the practice has exploded — much to the chagrin of big fashion editors and journalists who now have to deal with massive crowds of photogs outside of major fashion shows. GARAGE Magazine’s Take My Picture is a short documentary that explores this explosion, and tries to offer both sides of the story. Read more…