Friday, October 17, 2008
Federico Erra (Janna's Pick)
Federico Erra is a young Italian photographer. He primarily takes photos of somewhat unusual yet beautiful models, as well as doing self-portraits. Many of his photos feature his favorite model Sarah whose face is covered in freckles. He also has a series called Sex and Psychology. Like Nicole's pick of John Coplans, the series features some nude self-portraits, although they are not about aging, but instead exploring his sexuality. Erra says he is inspired by Diane Arbus.
I love Erra's photos because they are dreamy and romantic, yet edgy. He often invokes a retro feel and has an excellent sense of color and light. There is a real sensitivity to his work.
Federico Erra's Flickr page
His JPGMagazine page
A slideshow of some of his work