Full Force | Daisy Ridley Shoots for the Stars

While Daisy Ridley’s anonymity earned her the role of a lifetime, she has now emerged as a force beyond Star Wars. At 25, the London-born actress is unafraid to be vulnerable and unwilling to let the magnitude of the franchise define her budding career. Our November cover star let us in on the profound influence of her family, why she insisted on “growing up” out of social media’s glare, and how she coped with the stunning fame of Star Wars. Here, we bring that strength and versatility into focus with a series of gritty, action movie–inspired shots. See her cruise through the air in cascading Gypsy Sport and glide across metal grates in Valentino haute couture in this month’s cover slideshow.

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Daisy Ridley by Mario Testino
more at Vogue

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Et Alexandre de Betak créa le Fashion Show !

À l’occasion de la sortie de l’ouvrage Fashion Revolution Show et de la Fashion Week parisienne, zoom sur le designer et scénographe Alexandre de Betak, vériable révolutionnaire de la mode !

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Et Alexandre de Betak créa le Fashion Show !
à voir dans Photo

International Garden Photographer of the Year Still Life Project winners announced

WINNERS have been revealed for the Still Life Project section of International Garden Photographer of the Year. The project ran for two months, with winning images coming from the UK, New Zealand, USA, the Netherlands and Italy. The overall winner of the category is New Zealand based professional photographer Simon Schollum, for his image depicting a cross-section of a pomegranate.
Speaking about the photograph, judges said, ‘Simon’s still-life composition has been crafted with expert care and precision – every element has a sense of belonging. Colours and detail exude from every corner of the image and the pomegranate shines in centre-frame, each seed sparkling like new-born precious stones.’ Simon receives £500 and his image will be published in the IGPOTY 11 book, and will also feature in the exhibition taking place at Kew Gardens in February 2018.

Simon Schollum – 1st place – ‘Pomegranate’
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Mandy Disher – 2nd place – ‘Autumn Fruits’
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Bert Shankman – 3rd place – ‘Sentient’
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Robin Noorda – Finalist – ‘Ultra-Vanity’
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Bert Shankman – Highly Commended – ‘Monkeyshine’
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via International Garden Photographer of the Year

Arcaid Awards 2017

The Finalists of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2017

Photographer: Adam Letch Project: A recently completed chapel built on Bosjes farm in Ceres, Cape Town by Steyn Studio
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Photographer: Terrence Zhang Project: Swimming Pool, New Campus of Tianjin University, China by Atelier Li Xinggang
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Photographer: Tom Stahl Project: Black Rock Lighthouse Service in the Nevada desert, USA
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Photographer: David Borland Project: ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Museum, Aarhus, Denmark by schmidt hammer lassen / Olafur Eliasson
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Photographer: Matt Emmett, ‘Covered Reservoir’ – Winner of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards 2016
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more at Arcaid Awards

“Vision of China ” by Thierry Bornier

A project about Bornier’s experience and work as a photographer specializing in the landscapes of China. For the past three years, Bornier has crossed almost the whole country, capturing the mood of the amazing places he has been.

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“Vision of China ” by Thierry Bornier
more at Shutter Love Online

Francis Giacobetti | Une Rentrée dans la Lumière

De l’invention de la photo de charme pour le magazine Lui qu’il a créé, aux séries réalisées pour Issey Miyake, en passant par son Hymn à ceux qui font évoluer le monde, il est l’un des plus grands photographes français vivants.
Un livre, une exposition et une vente le célèbrent aujourd’hui.

« Si j’ai autant travaillé la lumière, c’est grâce à la censure ! »
Francis Giacobetti
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Une Rentrée dans la Lumière
encore plus par Agnès Grégoire
dans Photo France N532

Gone West

Fashion resumes its love affair with prairie dressing as romantic lace, quilted patchwork and leather fringe storm the runways.
Models: Angela Lindvall and Ryan Burns
Photographed by Mariano Vivanco

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Gone West
more in Harper’s Bazaar Australia – October 2017