Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Marlen Stahlhuth
freelance photographer // Nylon Mag, BLONDE Mag, INDIE Mag, VICE, adidas etc.
casting / photo production / visual concept creation / social media






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May I introduce: Charlotte Rutherford

Photographer Interview

I think it is impressive an rare if very young people know exactly what they want to do in their life. As if they always knew. That probably leads to these super young, amazingly talented people that have produce such great work at such a young age. It feels like they have experienced so much more, lived so much longer. My recent face is 21 year old Charlotte Rutherford. I stumbled across a sweet interview she gave Mia for Cooler magazine!

How did you first start taking photos? 
I wanted a really good myspace pic so took loads of photos of myself sitting in my bathroom lol. 

You have such a strong style of shooting, extremely colourful and playful. Where do you think you developed this style of photography from? 
I looove colour, I think its really exciting! I don’t know exactly where the way my photos look came from but I think I saw a David Lachapelle book one day and it blew my mind, I was like OK COOL YOU CAN DO LIKE ANYTHING and then everything made more sense. 

How would you describe your style/work in three words? 
Umm hopefully silly, sincere, dreamy?? 

Who are your photography heroes?
I loooovveee Guy Bourdin! And then I love movie people like Lynch and Hitchcock (but I guess maybe that goes without saying) 

To date what has been your favourite shoot to work on? 
So tough! I shot the Gogo Philip collection with Soki Mak (Anna Ryon was one of the models) that was really fun and I love the photos and I love the jewellery so that was like swell on all levels! 

What, who and where would make your dream photo shoot? 
Michael Jackson some time between 1985 and 1995... or I just wanna shoot in LA or in houses with really sick 70s or 80s interior! 

Which is your favourite gallery to visit and why? 
Generally I dislike galleries and exhibitions. I think it’s not a very nice way to look at art because the whole time I feel like I’m being watched looking at something. I much prefer looking at art in books. However Nadia Lee has an exhibition up in Brighton at the moment and I really do wanna see that. 

If you want to read the whole interview check it out here at Cooler Magazine! If you want to see more of Charlotte's work visit her homepage or check out her tumblr

Sept. 1, 2014

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