ART/LIFESTYLE, PEOPLE

INTRODUCING: CLÉMENT PASCAL


27 year old Clément Pascal, born in Paris and now residing in New York City, is not just another man with a camera – He is a man with an eye; A style and artistic signature. He has an astounding gift for capturing calm, warmth, and serenity. In a city like NYC; full to the brim with talented aspiring photographers, what has helped him stand out? Why did Complex Magazine list him as a Young Photographer to Watch? What is it about his work that holds the interest of Fashion, Music, and Journalistic heavy-weights like ACNE Studios, Alexander Wang, Urban Outfitters, Dazed & Confused Magazine, Acclaim Magazine, The New York Times? If we are being honest with ourselves, in 2014 artistic talent and high work output often aren’t enough to propel you into the big leagues, especially big leagues such as these – So what else is it? In a sense, I believe this certain “x-factor”, or “je ne sais quoi” is something that can’t be articulated. Something you just know when you see, particularly in a photographer. More than just talent, you have to bring a fresh view. Your perspective and the way you portray people, products, buildings, landscapes – whatever it is – has to help sell an idea, or communicate some kind of message.

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ART/LIFESTYLE, PEOPLE

INTRODUCING: SAGAN LOCKHART

[Photo by Ian Flanigan]

[Photo by Ian Flanigan]

Sagan Lockhart captures the freedom and drama of youth. Humanity in all its beauty and grit. To me the most striking thing about his photography is the way in which he is able to reproduce genuine emotion through a lens. His pictures portray the movement and energy of a moment; a task that isn’t always easy. Nothing in his work seems forced or arranged and that is no accident – A lot of the scenes and people he depicts are straight out of his real life; The subjects are almost always his friends.

In a few short years, Sagan has moved ahead of the pack and proven himself as a photographer with a fresh vision, true work ethic, and lasting potential. His work has been exhibited in London, New York, and his home base – LA. He’s had photos published in books, magazines, across a wide range of online sources, and Complex Magazine recently listed him as a young photographer to keep your eye on.

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