Let Me Out by Lauren Melanie

Let Me Out; a new series by Lauren Melanie — A while ago I was going through an artists block. It had been about 6 or 7 months since I had picked up a camera. During that time I thought of what I should do become inspired again. Going to familiar places seems to help…

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Foundation: the Fashion Grunge Zine

the first print zine from Fashion Grunge, foundation — For many years I’m sure you’ve imagined that one day Fashion Grunge would become a print publication. I’ve gone through different versions of what it could be and ultimately settled on doing a series of photography zines. Since I’ve been doing everything myself it seemed the…

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Ain’t No Sunshine by Lars Kemnitz

a series by Lars Kemnitz in Germany — As much as I talk about loathing the winter mainly because of the weather, I secretly enjoy it too. It allows for a different approach to taking photos. “It’s a series that combines documentary with fiction and it’s very dark and raw, almost cinematic.”   — Photography:…

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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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