New Photo: It’s Always Raining

New Photo: It’s Always Raining

concept/photography: John Flury model: Christoph Dill shot at the Obsoquasi studio, Zurich, Switzerland Oct. 23 2014 Concept: The man in “It’s Always Raining” is certainly a dreadful figure, a victim of his unwillingness to let go of his own misery. Who is he? What’s the source of his dread? Has he loved and lost someone?…

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Obsoquasi featured on Writeca.com

Obsoquasi featured on Writeca.com

A big thank you to Davide di Prossimo for the opportunity to be featured on Writeca, one of the most constructive art news online source. If you don’t know it yet, be sure to add it to your links or follow Writeca on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/writeca). Link to my feature article: http://www.writeca.com/2014/10/21/photography-john-flury/  

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Tutorial: The Smart Man

Tutorial: The Smart Man

Tutorial “The Smart Man” Equipment used: Hasselblad H4D-31, HC 3,5-4,5/50-110mm @ 80mm, 1/320s, F/8, ISO 100. Three Elinchrom D-Lite-it 4 strobes (1 beauty dish /w grid, 2 standard reflectors w/ grid). A Canon 580EXII speedlight with a red gel. Triggered with Pocketwizard Plus III. Manfrotto MT057C3 tripod. The Concept Where do good ideas come from?…

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Storytelling in Photography  – A New Article on RetouchingAcademy

Storytelling in Photography – A New Article on RetouchingAcademy

I recently collaborated with Julia Kuzmenko McKim from Retouching Academy to publish a three-part article on the subject of storytelling in  photography, especially in concept photography and I’d like to share it with my blog readers as well. I strongly believe that thinking about the story can increase every photographer and visual artist’s awareness of…

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BTS: Le Passe-Muraille (The Man Who Can Walk Through Walls)

BTS: Le Passe-Muraille (The Man Who Can Walk Through Walls)

Introduction “Le Passe-Muraille” is the first of hopefully many collaborative projects with Geneva-based photo designer Sebastien Braito. The “man who can walk through walls” is a mythical figure in many cultures, sometimes the hero, sometimes the stuff of nightmares. The thief in this picture makes use of this special talent freely to relief those who…

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New Photo: Provincial Uprising

New Photo: Provincial Uprising

A dress made out of hands Probably one of my most extensive (if not excessive) projects ever attempted: 5 months of preparation and planning 3 shootings (2 of them for testing and experimentation with ideas and solutions to create a dress made out of hands.) 9-hour main shooting with a team of 7 very talented…

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