Posts featuring photographer Marcus Ohlsson

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Celebrate Eye-to-Eye & Face-to-Face

Sam Rollinson & Hoyeon Jung say goodbye to the past as they welcome in 2017, in “Time to Party” by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue Japan, February 2017. Confetti hits the floor as the clock strikes 12:00 AM. Celebrating the party theme… glitter dances beauty abounds, as colors collide in a circular surround. Symphonic shades are ready to go as Fredrik Stambro steals the sho…

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Mimic Great Plates ~ Piero Fornasetti

Cierra Skye comes from a place up on high into a world where hope but does fly in ‘Tema e Variazioni‘ by Marcus Ohlsson for Models.com. Like pieces of live installation, these works aren’t seen as human specimens rather that are viewed as carriers of creativity. Up close and personal, Skye comes through the celluloid wall with such visceral display, we are left to merely k…

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Canvas of Color Cast Over the Face

Larissa Hofmann celebrates the resplendence of light in “Potpourri Fur Alle Sinne” by Marcus Ohlsson for Harper’s Bazaar Germany, June/July 2016. The face takes the place of a canvas as color is cast over the page. Each image ejects a sense of surrealism, while it wanders onto the optical edge. The mutiny of makeup begins, as Fredrik Stambro invites us to experience the fusion of fe…

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Plastique Plays as the Fabric du Jour

Olivia Jansing acts responsibly in “Recycle” by Marcus Ohlsson for Beauty Papers, S/S ’16. Plastique is the fabric du jour, with styles that range from eclectic to extreme. Covering up is so yesterday, as we explore the idea of cosmetic counter-play. In one of the most compelling outlets of the season, we find ourselves going for nude. Naked skin will pull you in as the st…

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Marie Plays with Gender in 'Premiere Vision'

Marie Piovesan plays with the idea of Gender in ‘Premiere Vision’ shot by Marcus Ohlsson for Dansk Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015-16. Redesigning the concept of creativity, Dansk dares to display a new Visual Identity. Refreshed and ready to go this kind of innovation takes us to another level. Gone are the days of masculine/feminine roles as this issue invites us to explore a ne…

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Guinevere Van Seenus in 'A Beauty in Its Time'

Guinevere Van Seenus brings to life ‘A Beauty In Its Time’ shot by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue Japan, December 2014. The silhouette of salvation sets us free with beauty born to blast. A story of creation traced across the skin, as a thin line of courage runs down the face. Modern makeup made to mystify, Fredrik Stambro lets the eyes take center stage, with bleached out brows darin…

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Ming Xi Captures Our Attention 'Smart Tools' Marcus Ohlsson

Ming Xi captures our attention in ‘Smart Tools’ by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue China, 04/14. Beauty takes an avant-garde stand in this bold story shot by Ohlsson. In the field we find the most exquisite beauty can take the cruelest beating. Divine and demure on the outside, solid steel on the inside. Longing to hold on to their looks, these women will do anything to prolong time…

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Makeup Mimics Nature Exotic Colors Inspired by Birds of Paradise

Julia Hafstrom & Chantal are birds of a feather that flock together in ‘Double Face’ by Marcus Ohlsson for French Revue de Modes #22. Celebrating one of the world’s most colorful creations, (makeup artist) Fredrik Stambro, delivers a bountiful beauty harvest inspired by the wild population of exotic birds (above).  Makeup mimicking nature, this amazing la…

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Emily Senko Stuns in “Divine Swim” by Marcus Ohlsson for Velvet Magazine

Emily Senko has gone decidedly monochromatic in Marcus Ohlsson’s “Divine Swim,” for the July issue of Velvet Magazine.  Shot in “pillar-style,” these black/white images take on the look of “Helmut Newton,” in his heyday.  An era that was famous for these kind of “ground-up” angles, the result is a modern vision with vintag…