I-R-I-N-A

“I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense… symbolic of themselves. I often feel that people come to me to be photographed as they would go to a doctor or a fortune teller – to find out how they are.” – Richard Avedon

With Avedon’s quote in mind, photographer Timmothy Lee set about shooting a series of photos of model Irina Funtikova. The results: a beautiful, natural, black and white studio portrait with nothing but the letters of her name as adornment.

Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee
Irina Funtikova by Timmothy Lee

Visit www.timmothylee.com. You can see the rest of Irina’s shoot at the gallery below.

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