Los Angeles based photographer Joseph Alexander highlights simplicity through contrast in his series, ōrāre. He takes inspiration from religious iconography and religious garbs, Alexander creates a stern but elegant presentation that resonates with stark power.
Orare-Photography-Joseph-Alexander-FAB-Magazine (1) Orare-Photography-Joseph-Alexander-FAB-Magazine (4)He says “For this shoot I took inspiration from religious icons, featuring styling reminiscent of religious garb and voodoo queens. The series as a whole and each image individually represents simplicity by using contrast, composition and [a]symmetry.”
Orare-Photography-Joseph-Alexander-FAB-Magazine (2) Orare-Photography-Joseph-Alexander-FAB-Magazine (3)The elegant collection beautifully modeled by Nigerian-American model Eromomen Esoimeme, is breathtakingly striking.
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Credit:
Photography/Retouching: Joseph Alexander
Model: Eromomen
Head Piece Designer/Stylist: Christine Clauson
Makeup: Lena w/ Sokora Vora
Digi-tech/Set hand: Mikoro Fujihara w/ Sokora Vora

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