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Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Marlen Stahlhuth
freelance photographer // DISTRICT MTV, VICE, ADIDAS, BlondeMag, VIVA etc.

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Marlen Stahlhuth
Urbanstraße 127
10967 Berlin
Germany

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May I Introduce: Daniel Sannwald

Photography

Usually discovering new photographers means looking at cities like New York, London, Paris etc. This time though I was surprised to figure out that Daniel Sannwald is actually born and raised in Germany. What probably impressed me the most was that he had hist first publication in Dazed & Confused magazine being only 24 years old. Very impressive and to be honest, a personal dream. He now lives in London and shoots editorials for INTERIVEW, i-D, POP, Vogue as well as album Covers for MIA, John Legend or Woodkid.

Check out a few interview excerpts from previiew to get better idea about Daniel, and make sure to check out his website!

Can you remember your very first camera?
The funny thing is, I’ve never owned a camera. I still don’t and as a photographer this is quite strange I guess. We always had cameras in the house when I was young because my father was a photographer and during my studies I used the school’s cameras or borrowed some from my friends. And today I still do that. 

I wrote to every single magazine I could think of - Dazed & Confused being one of them. It must have been really perfect timing because two hours later their creative director Nicola Formichetti contacted me and said ‘Hey, let’s do something!’

You already mentioned that there are some restrictions when shooting for a magazine – how much freedom do you have? It completely depends on the magazine. When you work for Vogue or a very commercial magazine, then the guidelines are quite strict. But magazines like Pop or i-D give you a lot of creative freedom, meaning you sit down with the stylist and develop the concept together.

 In your work you use a lot of technical and graphical effects – are you a computer nerd? I do a lot by hand. Many things look like they were done digitally, but in reality they are the results of a broken scanner or a very old cell phone. I wouldn’t call myself a computer nerd.

You have already accomplished a lot – do you still have dreams and goals? I have a meeting coming up with American Vogue, something I’m really looking forward to. I’d also love to do more music videos and one day a whole movie. 

What are your top 3 movies of all time? Metropolis by Fritz Lang, Solaris by Tarkovsky and Les Amants du Pont- Neuf.

Interview by: Sarah Schug for previiew.com

Aug. 28, 2015

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