MAD – The museum that’s crazy about objects. Part 1

Today I would like you to discover the new course of design collections of MAD, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. The Museum which is close to my heart, where I return to very often. You can always discover something new and find many sources of inspiration. This is the only…

Photo London at Somerset House.

Photo London – highlights - Tom Blachford, Richard Mosse and friends. A whistle stop lunchtime tour of Photo London at Somerset House revealed that Simplicity, Emptiness (see loneliness and sadness for more details), Americana and Forestry remain unshaken as the most consistent…

Sunday Best by Julia Bostock

On a bitter cold overcast Sunday morning in November the boys started to arrive for the shoot one after the other. All local boys cast from the rural coastal area of the Scottish Borders. Casting had not been the easiest of tasks, with the call met by a high amount of suspicion.…

Photography: Giovanna Aryafara – Suri Tribe

Images with soul... In 1997 Giovanna Aryafara started her own 'buying' business which required her to travel extensively in India, Bali, Nepal & Burma. This gave her the opportunity to travel to exotic countries and pursue her love of photography by capturing people in their…

Screen Capture: A girl in this world exhibition is online!

We would like to extend a big thank you to all the photographers taking part in our first Screen Capture exhibition: A girl in this world, and of course to the Playtime team for their wonderful help and support. Throughout the three days of the show visitors snapped and shared…

Snapshot: What is it about a GentleMan?

Photographer Zoe Adlersberg and stylist Mariah Walker flip the traditional focus on female baby pairing (as seen in so many images) on its head by creating a series of black and white portraits for Earnshaws magazine of men paired with babies. The images are strong, engaging and…

Snap Shot: Stylist Maria Montane on “Hermandad” – sisterhood/ brotherhood

Young and enthusiastic children's fashion stylist Maria Montane contacted Pirouette to introduce us to her most recent work involving two photographers Manuela Franjou and Theresa Balderas. In this work Maria proposes the concept of "Hermandad" the Spanish word that means…

Snapshot: Photographer Priscilla Gragg

In this photographer snapshot, we take a look at the images of Priscilla Gragg and hear from her on how she became a kid's fashion lifestyle photographer . We first became aware of Priscilla's work when she submitted the video Over the Ocean to Pirouette blog. When we explored…

Photography: PLAY by Julia Bostock

PLAY by Julia Bostock for the 5th edition of et magazine takes us back to a time where play was free - not an iPad, mobile, console or tablet in sight...

Joanna Paterson for No Added Sugar SS17 “Kith & Kin”

Photographer Joanna Paterson sent us her most recent work for No Added Sugar "Kith & Kin" SS17 and we adore the fresh and free approach to the shoot. The clothes still punch through the image for our attention but in a non overly structured aesthetic. Poignant at times,…