Fashion photography has already brought us some some out of this world creations, and we’re not just talking about the clothes they’re supposed to be displaying. While the majority of what we see in catalogues and magazines are static photos, fashion photography has always been an art. Some photo spreads tell impossible stories. Models can be skydiving, underwater, on the moon, or lost in nature. You name it and it’s been done. That’s why we were pleasantly surprised to see some fashion photos that still surprised us and made us want to see more. Matt Wisniewski brings a little of the absurd back to fashion photography in his series Futur Couture
The photos he creates uses very simple black and white fashion photographs as a base of sorts. From there, he adds bursts of color in just about any form he wants. The visual artist and designer is known for creating wonders with just the help of Photoshop. He approaches his work the way anyone would approach a collage. He carefully selects pieces of just about anything--writing, nature, digital media, food--and works them in to stunning portraits. He works in different colors, patterns, and textures to make a plain black and white photo suddenly seem otherworldly.
The models suddenly seem to be a part of a bigger landscape. Colors turn their clothing into more than just that. Suddenly, they are wearing bits of nature, a city, or a painting. Their blank canvas becomes home to Wisniewski’a vision. It’s dreamy and haunting and creates stories and characters we want to get to know. Check out more below and at Wisniewski's portfolio page!