Recent Graduate Matin Zad won 1st place in the Bottega Veneta New Exposure Photography Competition (sponsored by Vogue)
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New Exposure 2013 Photography Competition Presented by Bottega Veneta The New Exposure Photography Competition was developed in 2012 to discover the talented image-makers who will shape the world of fashion in years to come. An esteemed panel of industry experts convened at Bottega Veneta’s studio in New York City to narrow the 650 entries received down to 10 U.S. finalists and 10 international finalists. Watch this short film to go behind the scenes of this incredible selection process and learn more about New Exposure. And the winners are… U.S.: Matin Zad International: Jorgen Axelvall
Matin Zad is the second in a series of up-and-coming photographers we’re working with on a special photo project depicting the most recent Made & Crafted collections within the context of fashion, fine art and still life photography.
In his exploration, Matin chose to focus on denim:
Check out recent Graduate Richard Gerst’s new film Premiered on GQ.com
His emphasis on character and setting is, in the opinion of ICP curator Carol Squiers, what separates him from his peers. “The model as an expressive human being will become more important in fashion photography,” predicts Squiers, who also judged The Shot. “In the future, models will need to be good actors.”
Read the full article: http://www.wmagazine.com/fashion/2013/04/boo-george-fashion-photographer-icp-contest#ixzz2U2VHCrVO