dimanche 29 août 2010

I'm on this Planet

Estelle Hanania’s images explore otherworldly spaces, the sharp realness of her photographs a startling contrast to the ethereality of their subjects — burning hands, glittery cry
stals, spookily-real human scarecrows, and men dressed as eery, totem-like birds. Exploring the allure of ritual, costumes, and folk traditions,
Hanania’s photography is a beautiful reminder of a certain eccentricity inherent to all cultural beliefs and behaviors.
Hanania tells us, “I don’t take pictures on a daily basis, and everyday life is more visually boring to me than in
spiring, most of the time. Visually, I like when strange things collide and provoke questions.” Of her photographs of costumed men at carnivals (which she’s been taking since 2006) she ways, “I’m attracted by a feeling of disorientation and excitement that you can find in these
gatherings and costumed traditions…. I loved this
kind of situation where everything gets confused and uncertain, but you still can define the most familiar shape which is the human figure, vanishing.” by Nika Knight

lundi 23 août 2010

The wooden floor technique

Editing memories
Emily Crawford first collection, nice adv project shot last june in nyc

dimanche 22 août 2010

lundi 16 août 2010

Grosse tête & Hardy

Can't help to share one cheerful image from the last editorial i shot with stylist Sandra Berrebi out in september

vendredi 13 août 2010

mercredi 11 août 2010

Kim Gordon is in the woods

I recently shot Kim Gordon wearing her own clothe line. A project in collaboration with Sportmax, more soon.

Studio vision

Images taken by Nicholas Gottlund while printing and binding my book Myriorama at his studio