Reflected mountain ranges. Splashes of water hanging in mid-air. Single white clouds drifting past. Seats suspended in glassy lakes. These images seamlessly complement natural elements with bold, colourful fashion collections. Each story contains a multitude of textures, arrangements and patterns. Layered fabrics feature in pillar-box reds, luminous yellows and subtle nudes – an exploration of contemporary styling and clean-cut tailoring. Light also plays a significant role in all the compositions. It bounces off skin, walls, plants and water, creating diffused contrasts that are both soft and bright. Julia Morozova (b. 1977) is a self-taught Russian photographer, working between Turin and Milan. She has collaborated with a number of high-profile clients and publications such as REDValentino, Viktor&Rolf, Emporio Armani, L’Officiel, Marie Claire, Puss Puss, Metal, Wonderland and Hunger, amongst others. juliamorozova.com.
Qualities of Daylight
Kaveh Golestan, Photo London 2015
Kaveh Golestan (1950-2003) was killed by a landmine near Klfi, Iraqi Kurdistan, at the age of 52 while he was covering the war for the BBC. Such an end says a lot about the photographer who, throughout his life, pioneered street photography and photojournalism, paving the way for an entire generation of Iranian artists.
Begin Anywhere: Paths of Mentorship and Collaboration represents a much needed enquiry into the realities of how creative people work.