Timeless and Personal.NATURAL
NM: In your exclusive for Aserica, you chose to shoot with black and white film. Is this your usual medium? Why did you choose film?
DL: Film always! I always shoot with film. It’s better. I have been shooting exclusively with black and white film recently because I’m better at scanning black and white film. I know that’s not a very romantic answer! I just discovered this scanning technique that I love and I’m sticking with it for a while.
NM: Why did you shoot your model, Ashely, nude? What about humans natural form inspires you?
DL: Nudity is timeless and personal. When photographed respectfully and comfortably, I believe a person feels more sincere when they are nude. Clothing puts a date on a photo. Clothing has a certain fit and style. The human form is the most beautiful and honest presence. Two people can wear the same outfit, but they can never wear the same skin.
NM: The tone and mood of this seri...
At Home with Maxwell Granger.HOMELY
NM: The photos of the women in their homes have such a heart warming feeling. Wether is the lighting, location or models. Who are the women in the photos? Did they enjoy being photographed?
MG: Some enjoyed the photos, some didn’t. I wasn’t really sure if any or all of them would, but it was a mixed bag. They are a collection of women that are associated to me in some way, relating to my mum.
NM: From the same series, you have a few shots of outdoor greenery and a shot of black boots. These images remind me remind me of the first few things that are usually seen before entering a family home. It seemed as if you were telling the beginning of a story. Was this your intention? Do you try to include this in all of your work?
MG: I don’t know if I really want to tell a story, more just give a bit of context. Id like to shed light on a perspective of the way these people live to some degree. I don’t think I really try...
Sandrine Castellan shows us the sensual side of her photography with the series “Rachel”. Styled by Olivia LeBlanc and hair and make up by Maina Militia from Folio. “Rachel” was shot for an erotic Magazine called Perle, which is now unavailable. The final polaroid shots mixed with the sexy blacks from leather, derrière exposing pieces and lacy unmentionables gives the ultimate bedroom vibe....
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Designer Leonard Wong and Photographer Jus Vun set the scene for Wong's Autumn /Winter 2017 collection.