Photography is ‘narration’. It consists of many elements. The ambience of the photograph is created through props and other background elements that set the needful atmosphere.
This is a subject made to sink into the emotion of the concept. A mystical bond between the ingenuity of the photographer and his subject is made to work the magic as there is a comprehensive story narrated in every agile click of the camera button.
Flicking through the alluring pictures, we bring you a well-curated list of latest fashion photographers, or modern age story-tellers, and a brief about their genre of work.
Capturing serenity within kinetic energy, Jan Welters’ photographs will make you stop and stare at his works of art. Carving depth through monochromes and capturing the enigma in movements, his creations carry alluring mysteries. Picturesquely framing the hidden melancholy behind shallow expressions and abrupt movements in candid shots, his work redefines the profoundness in fashion photography.
Whether it be the rhythmic ripples formed on the hemline due to a slight gush of air or the layers getting overlapped in an abstraction while walking, Welters’ work brings out the astuteness of detailing like an impressionist artist.
Art has seldom been restricted to the boundaries and media of presentation. Then why expect fashion to restrain itself from exhibiting its diversity? Horst Diekgerdes, the masterful storyteller, has taken the degree of fashion photography to the next level. With exotic indoor and outdoor locations, his frames showcase a fashionable subject backed by a powerful ambience complementing it.
Lending a conceptual fairytale touch to the frames, Diekgerdes draws our attention to the psyche behind the creation of subject matter. Blending the eternal silence of the sea with the seeping fluidity of fabric and highlighting a sheer ruffled dress with surging tides, his frames tend to linger in our minds.
Presenting crisp and uncomplicated frames Victor Demarchelier has successfully marked his identity in spite of being compared to his father and the iconic photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Soft lights, clean frames and translucent appeal, his work is an exemplar of ingenuity. Casting a mild spotlight on the subject whilst separating it from faded backgrounds, Demarchelier creates elegant frames.
Like the mystical charm of Surrealist art works, Arnaud Pyvka’s frames display an alluring combination of whimsicality and grace. His work carries striking props and shallow depths of surfaces to create a flamboyant glamour. Highlighting the subject with soft tints, Pyvka enlivens the scenes captured in his frames.
Melting harsh perceptions and factual realism, his concepts mark an inception of new age glamour. His evocative style of fashion photography distinguishes his work in the commercial arena.
Bringing the magic of abstraction into action, this iconic photographer is acknowledged for capturing bewitching frames. Ben Hassett’s work carries bold glamour soldered with the depth of fine art elements. His work contains the essence of the fashion world and a balanced composition of art. Ben Hasset’s representation of the fashion diary is a combination of hot fashion trends and a dash of modern art.
Hassett’s breathtakingly beautiful frames are built on the aesthetic elements of composition and abstraction. Played up with accentuated shades and glittery textures, his frames seem to appear straight out of a hallucination. Introducing photography blended with modern art, his work marks the beginning of a new genre.
Estevez & Bellosco
Estevez & Bellosco know exactly what is sexy. With a number of independent fashion stories, the duo has worked for some of the major fashion magazines and fashion labels. Co-mingling graceful intimacy and elegant glamor, their frames represent new age Boudoir photography.
With clean edges and fluid fashion elements, they possess an endowed skill in creating frames with the soft Hellenistic charm. Playing against the translucent elements, usually smoke, the duo comes up with an individualistic style.
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