Lehna by Lauren Melanie

portraits of Lehna by Lauren Melanie — Lehna is one of my favorite subjects to shoot. It seems in the past two years since I’ve been here in DC she’s gone through so many different looks. A few weeks ago we got together and I just had to get some simple portraits around town of…

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Golden Afternoon by Lauren Melanie

Sophie by Lauren Melanie — A few months ago on a perfect last day of summer I got together with Sophie. We wandered around one of my favorite parks in DC and even met some old hippies who gave us basil and carrots from their garden.   —- Photography: Lauren Melanie Brown | www.laurenmelaniebrown.com @lauren_melanie…

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Inside Her Lo-fi World: An Interview with Grace Lillash

No matter where you live the language of photography and visual arts transcends. From the first time I saw Grace Lillash’s work (aka. @greazi),  I was transported to a vivid analog world.  Her stunning hazy videos and cinematic inspired photos just had another story to tell. Here is her take on the audio and visual inspirations…

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Molly (16 Candles down the drain) by Lauren Melanie

It’s been a while since I shared another in my ‘in this diary’ series. This time I spent time in Phia’s bedroom exploring her inner world. Her room has a mellow sixties vibe with lava lamps and a sea of yellows. The title of this particular shoot comes from the classic Sponge song, Molly (16…

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Pretty Penny by Lauren Melanie

Just about a month ago I picked up my In this Diary photography series, exploring the inner sanctum of the teenage bedroom. On the way to the shoot I choose a song title which acts as the inspiration for the photos. This series focuses on 17 year old Lehna and her artistic & bohemian flavored room….

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60 Minutes w/ Jules of Den-Mate

A few months ago I went to the Black Cat, a venue here in DC to catch a show. I must admit I don’t go to as many concerts as I did in my youth but I’m catching up. The show was a release for the band Den-Mate (Babe City Records). I instantly fell in…

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Weeknd by Zoe Ktena

Photographer Zoe Ktena sent this awesome series of photos & self portraits a few weeks back. Simply titled ‘Weeknd’, it captures the utter ease and spontaneity of a few days all to yourself. — Photography: Zoe Ktena @zoektena 

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60 Minutes with Nikki by Lauren Melanie

Last fall when I was in New York I shot a new photo series called 60 Minutes with Michelle. I intended to keep this series going because it really shows the simplicity of portraits in a natural state. Being that I only have a short time with each person, what you choose to show about them…

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Youth Anthem : The Work of Cole Quirke

I was searching for film photographers late one day and found the work of UK based photographer Cole Quirke. We first connected over instagram DM about our mutual love for Gregg Araki films. One of the most interesting things is that he’s currently hand printing his own work in the darkroom and working on an…

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Cherry Bomb by Lauren Melanie

One of my passions is vintage t-shirts so that only seemed fitting as a focus for my next shoot. I shot Leanne last summer for an editorial with Roundel London so for this series I took some of my favorite t-shirts that I wear on the daily and collaborated with Elina on makeup for a beauty…

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