Two of photography's biggest talents...Markus Klinko and Indrani - the most famous creative duo in fashion and celebrity photography today. Their imagery has been described as "a powerful dream vision – seamless, erotic, unforgettable" and it truly is. They even have a TV series coming called 'Double Exposure' based on the behind the scenes of their celebrity shoots. This case study is a tribute to the innovative style of hi end digital photography that this dynamic duo have produced over the last decade.
Markus and Indrani then created award-winning covers for Beyonce’s debut ‘Dangerously in Love’, Mariah Carey’s ‘Emancipation of Mimi’ and Mary J Blige’s ‘The Breakthrough’, which all became top selling albums of the year and their work is seen in numerous publications including Vanity Fair and Vogue.
Markus Klinko was born in Europe and spent his earlier years training for a career as a classical musician. Then one day he started taking pictures. He never stopped. The very same artistic sensibilities and disciplines he drew upon as a musician he began applying to his visual compositions. Indrani on the other hand was born in India and raised in Canada. A former fashion model with over a decade’s worth of experience in front of the camera, Indrani can best be described as the yin of Klinko’s yang. Sharp angles and finely targeted light define the hip photographic imagery. In addition to the brilliant lighting and retouching, Klinko and Indrani’s brilliant career owes much to their well-tuned partnership with celebrity stylist GK Reid.
Mamiya RZ67 Pro IID 6x7cm medium-format SLR with a Leaf Aptus-II 10 digital back for the Mamiya, which produces 56-megapixel images. The camera is mounted on a customized two-handed grip for the camera with ivory handles shaped specifically for his hands and view finder cover flap made from snake skin leather. During film days, their main camera was a Fuji GX680.
You can take a look at their portfolio on their official website http://www.mkibook.com/.
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