Luke Stephenson

Luke Stephenson

TheyMadeThis. Luke Stephenson. 2014. TheyMadethis.com http://theymadethislondon.com/photography/luke-stephenson

I like his work. Why? It is colourful, internally consistent in representation of his subject (like Bernd and Hilla Becher but more interesting as in ‘Spectacle Wearers’ and ’99×99.’) and their is wit and charm in his images. The object is the thing in his images and not extraneous other subjects to clutter the scenes.

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‘Spectacle Wearers’ Luke Stephenson

Perhaps my main images in A2 are similar to the ones about with very similar shadowing. I tried to keep the image simple but probably used too many props.

One of the series I like most was ’99×99′ where ’99’ ice cream cones and shown with their locality. My original presentation of A2 had two images although the ‘Sternfeld’ like images were not consistent in photography or presentation.

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Elsewhere in his advertising he used strong background colours for his fashion shoots. I like these.

His work reminds me of that of Julian Jermaine in colour, repetition and presentation.