Down under everything is done with style, attitude and the right one. Photographer Jess Brohier teamed up with stylist Simon Vinski for an extravagant editorial featuring model Aimee Manton. Manton is wearing garments from Global Vintage Collective all under the pastel look and feel. Laundromat goers underwent a bold surprise that rinse.
AESTHETICULT has teamed up with Italian Burlesque star Janet Fischietto and photographer and art director Mary Stuart for an exclusive editorial, peak below.
A spacious apartment, heavy on red make up and styling plus broken flowers. Janet Fischietto is captured by Mary Stuart’s lens in a personal and affective style, while exposing part of her performer personality through still imagery.
An in-depth conversation with Janet Fischietto will be posted in the near future exploring her vintage expression in the modern world, stay tuned.
“Even the most perfect reproduction of a work of art is lacking in one element: its presence in time and space, its unique existence at the place where it happens to be. This unique existence of the work of art determined the history to which it was subject throughout the time of its existence.” Walter Benjamin, 1935, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, translated from German. Linked at the bottom is the Benjamin article alongside a pseudo-60s psych-rock name 'Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats' whose music could fit as a soundtrack to this nostalgic editorial.
Creatives around the world are bringing back the warmest medium around for film photography the film camera and with it some of its cultural essence. A couple of weeks ago analog photographer Dani Leon based out of sunny Chile produced a remarkable glimpse of life into life on the shores of Chile alongside models Catalina Provoste and Angelica Sanchez. When I had enquired Leon which software she used to reproduce those psychedelic effects she told me she used a real filter to create it, Instagram before Instagram.
Analog photography generally sparks a notion of personal nostalgia of my older family members changing and hiding film rolls in their clothing, after all I can myself lucky to be acquainted to the monogamous ritual of film photography. Older mediums are making a comeback, big time. Many publications such as The Guardian and The Verge report vinyl record players sold more than any other audio this past holiday season on the e-retailing giant Amazon. If you flip the coin to the visual side of nostalgia film photography and VHS would be the usual suspects for a millennial like myself.
This week featured below and above is an editorial that Stefan Deyn shot with model Gaïa Orgeas in Bordeaux, France. Bold colors, designer underwear and the city’s outskirts partnered with a gray sky are featured.
Monochrome colors such as black and white have been a muse of this site for a long time now. Lack of builds a nostalgic and warm relationship between the observer and content matter, like old 80mm films. Donne Ashlock and Kris Rodammer both masteringly grasp the usage focus and light fixtures on their model and give the frames a noire value the observer may find in David Lynch's beautiful scenes, as showcased below.
In this installment, entitled, 'Schwarz' [German for the color black] I will feature photography I find to be visually stimulating and executed in a precise and devastatingly beautiful noire texture.
This week I excitingly feature Kristina Schroeder modeling for MINT Managment in New York City. What's prevalent in these visuals is Kristina's figure and the way light compliments her. Kristina recently modeled in New York fashion week for no other than Mister Triple X among others. Gardens, rooftops and studio are among the bleak scenarios the duo set out to capture.