Prominent Fashion and Beauty photographer Letty Schmiterlow’s visual language subverts typical beauty ideals and boasts a raw yet intimate aesthetic. Her work suggests spontaneity with elements of playfulness whilst always conveying her subjects effortless cool and natural beauty. Schmiterlow holds the link between photographer and model as essential in her ability to take direct and honest photographs.
Having photographed some of the industry’s biggest talents - such as Abby Champion, Maria Carla Boscono and Rianne Van Rompaey - Schmiterlow’s work showcases an off-beat glamour. The everyday typically met with urban environments, capturing a candid feel achieved through the models unguarded expression, seemingly unposed.
Letty shoots for publications including British Vogue, M Le Monde, i-D, Dazed, Re-Edition and Arena Homme +. Stylists she collaborates with include Olivier Rizzo, Katy England, Marie-Amelie Sauvé, Camille Bidault-Waddington, Akeem Smith, Francesca Burns, Ellie Grace Cumming, Julia Sarr-Jamois, Elodie Davide Touboul, Emma Wyman, Ondine Azoulay, Linda Engelhardt,Gary David Moore, Matt Holmes and Carine Roitfeld. Letty has maintained a strong collaborative relationship with Danny Reed throughout her career.
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