Breakout Fashion Photography of the Year: Samantha Casolari’s Unique Esthetic

November 26, 2012

By Meghan Ahearn

© Samantha Casolari

Singer and former model Lissy Trullie was photographed by Samantha Casolari for the March 2012 issue of Nylon magazine.

Samantha Casolari’s fashion photos aren’t sleek or glossy or perfectly arranged. Instead, she uses in-camera effects, like light flares, focus and composition, to evoke a mood surrounding the clothes and make it appear as if she’s caught the model in a moment rather than placed her there. The Italian-born photographer, who is now based in Brooklyn, New York, has cultivated...

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