Andraya Farrag’s Look Book


I was meant to write this post ages ago, but a lack of time and will power made put it off over and over again, until now.

This spring I was approached by Andraya Farrag, a talented young designer from Central Saint Martins, to shoot her graduate collection look book.

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Taking Pictures of Strangers

Vincent Marino (photographed for 1883 magazine)

I’ve always been fascinated by people and people watching has been a favourite pastime of mine since I can remember.
On the other hand, I’m a tad socially awkward and I find quite hard to approach people who I don’t know.
Recently I’ve finally (partly) overcome my awkwardness in approaching strangers and I’ve started asking more and more people  on the street if I can take their picture.

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The Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg

During my stay in Saint Petersburg, I spent many hours at the Russian museum and it was an incredible experience.
I felt deeply inspired by Russian art, I was totally in awe and I felt compelled to take several pictures of most of the large paintings of the collection.

While I was shooting picture after picture, I kept framing little details out of big canvases, distorting them and using shallow depth of field to isolate them from the bigger picture. I’m not sure why I did it, but it was quite an interesting experiment.

 

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