Cutting room collages

Photos get left on the (figurative) cutting room floor all the time. And we’re always fascinated by them: those little fragments of what could have been. But when they’re more than just photos that get left behind, when they’re works of art, then we’re really intrigued. Once again it’s photographer Michael Donovan that’s allowing us a voyeur’s view into the pieces that were born into darkness. This time we’re privy to outtakes from a photo series for Germany’s Husk magazine; a shoot that isn’t just fashion but falls firmly into the art category with pastiches of colour and texture and all-over body paint collaged together to form broken, surreal imagery.

michael donovan outtakes husk

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)
AJ & Ollie by Michael Donovan for Husk Magazine (NSFW)

Stunningly put together, this is a series that again proves Donovan’s credentials as a versatile photographer. Styled by Katie Burnett, all the clothing is by Jeremy Scott.

For the voyeur’s view click on the thumbnails above; the first five shots are from Husk, the next six were all outtakes.

To keep up with Michael Donovan‘s work, head to michaeldonovanphotography.com.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.