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NM: Where are you from in India? Where did you grow up in Australia?
AK: I’m from a city called Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. It’s just two hours from Delhi. When I was 8 months old my family moved to Melbourne, where I was raised. Every two years since I was a child my parents took us back to India. Now I go every year.
NM: How and why do you split your time between the two countries?
AK: I like to spend a few months of the year in India, for me it feels like recharging. I get impatient staying in Melbourne too long.
NM: What inspired you to start photography?
AK: It wasn’t photography itself that I fell in love with. I felt a need to explore my heritage and photography was a perfect medium for that. Now I cant imagine doing anything else.
NM: From your ‘Nagar’ series, I see that your main subject are local people. What is it about people inspires you?
AK: There’s always that unexpected...
Born and bred Bangkokonian, Thanakorn Janplang or Arm, is not only a model but a photographer, a recent film and acting graduate and Mozart enthusiast. Arm is focused on the future and is ready to make his wildest dreams come true. Wether it be in film, photography, modelling or acting. He draws inspiration and motivation from his idols; Pea Arak, Odagiri Joe, Ezar Miller, James McCoy and Jessie Eisenberg. Although, he is so focused he stays humble by remembering his past. Like spending time with his good friends and special moments with his family. Arm is dreaming of working in Japan, Iguazu and this fall he will be taking a much desired trip to Argentina. Arm models because he wants to share his creations with the world. He believes that photography is a great way to relay a single theme or message to a large audience....
Photographer Massimo Leardini bares all with his newest series “In Between”. The book is a collection of photos of his models, Jenny Sinkaberg, Iselin Sterio, Ida Daugaard, Iben Akerlie and Viktoria Winge. The photos are comprised of up close and personal nude shots, focusing on the natural states of the human form. Shot outdoors in the Norwegian woods and at an apartment in Oslo, Leardini aims to create natural images that serve a higher purpose to show that openness is a beautiful concept in itself. His book, “In Between”, has been launched with Offprint London, Tate Modern and Turbine Hall. Or find it on his website at http://www.leardini.com/shop/in-between
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Photographer Maarten Schroder proves that dedication and passion results in striking outcomes. Schroder touches base with Aserica to explain the me...