The Difference Between Photographing Fashion And Politics Isn’t As Stark As You’d Think
Huffington Post - 6 months
What does New York Fashion Week have in common with the Democratic and Republican National Conventions? A lot more than you’d think.
As NYFW kicks off this week to a mob of models, designers, stylists, editors, bloggers and photographers, the rest of us get backstage access through the unique eyes of Landon Nordeman, a photographer who has been documenting these shows (”spectacles,” as he calls them) in New York, Milan and Paris for four years for New York Magazine and the New York Times.
But he also recently shot the Democratic and Republican conventions for Time, to strikingly similar results.
So which was more fun, the fashion shows or the political rallies? He told HuffPost that he loves worlds where everything is meant to be gawked at.
“I like to be in an event where people are expecting that there are going to be photographers. There is this sort of expectation that there is this celebratory event, [whether a] political rally or fashion show, and people are there to
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