One of my very favorite photographers is Michal Pudelka. I first discovered his work on Flickr years ago and I am amazed by how far he has come since then.
Michal recently shot the Valentino S/S 2015 campaign and it’s safe to say I’m in love. There is so much visual tension and story telling in Michal’s work that traces all the way back to early Flickr photographs. It’s interesting how his work has evolved yet so much of it is the same.
These photographs have sort of a Greek mythological Siren quality about them. One of my favorite things about Michal is he always has multiple models in his shoots. I think it adds so much to the story without being overly chaotic.
Excuse me while I find a tree to rest my head…
Photography: Michal Pudelka
Director: Riccardo Ruini
Stylist: Karl Templer
Hair: Tomo Jidai
Makeup: Petros Petrohilos
Models: Vanessa Moody, Hedvig Palm, Maartje Verhoef, Grace Simmons and Clementine Deraedt