they often ask me: “how do I become a photographer?”
and down we go with the supposed difficulties for the lack of models/right clothes/cool hair & make up/location/studio/lights/super digital backs.. and so on, with the inevitable final comment that “its easy to take beautiful photos with a super hot chick at the maldives!”
its all bullshit! whats missing are always the same things: ideas.
look at what toni thorimbert has come up with: I saw them on his instagram and had them sent to me to publish them here. here he, evidently, found himself in a kiddies room and with his iphone he shot various photographic genres all in a symbolic and synthetic manner.
in a small room and having only puppets available he invented a parallel world, he created a different point of view for what would have been for everyone else simply a doll house.
if a serious magazine existed in italy they should publish these photos tomorrow.
in italy there is not a serious magazine, therefore I am going to publish them, with the original captions: