Propelled into the top 50 most beautiful women in the world by People magazine in 2000, Aimee Mullins is both a great athlete and an exceptional model. Aimee deserves her beauty title, because not only she is gorgeous, but also because her brave heart has led her to overcome many difficulties.
One does not become a legend of photography by chance. Behind unusual shots, is often hidden a peerless personality. Here is the very special destiny of Mario Testino.
The economic weight of the luxury industry in France and around the world is considerable. Models, photographers and all other creatives working in this sector, know or must know the luxury industry is constantly evolving.
On ne devient pas une légende de la photographie par hasard. Derrière des clichés hors normes se dissimule souvent une personnalité hors pair. Voici le destin très particulier de Mario Testino.
Si l’on en croit le récit officiel, la photographie d’art et la photographie commerciale sont comme l’huile et l’eau : elles ne se mélangent pas. Le monde de l’art snobe la photographie commerciale pour son anti-intellectualisme et sa superficialité et, à leur tour, les photographes commerciaux dédaignent la photographie d’art, car ils la perçoivent comme étant pompeuse et incompréhensible. En tant que photographe, l’une des premières choses que vous devez donc faire est de choisir votre camp, puis de vous y tenir.
Do artistic and commercial photography mix well?
If we believe the official narrative, art and commercial photography are like oil and water: each utterly repellant to the other. The art world turns up its nose at commercial photography for its anti-intellectualism and superficiality; in turn commercial photographers frequently disdain art photography for what they perceive as self-indulgence, pretentiousness, and incomprehensibility.
He was Princess Diana’s personal photographer for years, thus becoming the first Non-British photographer who snaps the Royal family. Today he is considered as one of the most influential and best paid photographers of the fashion world.
It is no coincidence that Lea T starred in the Givenchy ad campaign featuring transgender models in 2010 and that since then, she keeps appearing on the brand’s runway…
Ellen Von Unwerth is the proof that fashion photography is not the prerogative of men. Her pictures lose nothing in comparison to those of her male fellows. Indeed, this former German model-turned-photographer, offers a strong and innovative insight onto fashion. While some might have feared that a woman would look too softly at other women, this is a prejudice that the one we call Von has simply swept away.
La photogénie est la capacité à bien figurer sur les photographies.
En effet certaines personnes au visage “ordinaire” apparaissent comme plus belles sur un cliché. L’inverse est aussi vrai tandis que certaines belles personnes perdent leur beauté devant l’objectif . Comment l’expliquer?