MONSTER CHILDREN ANNUAL PHOTO COMPETITION: GIRLS
NAME Cloudy Rhodes
REASON FOR BEING A PHOTOGRAPHER I have always been obsessed with depicting my visual world.
EQUIPMENT My first camera was a Nikomat manual film camera and my favourite lens is my 25-80 equivalent F2.8.
PHOTOGRAPHERS YOUR INSPIRED BY Juergen Teller, Diane Arbus, Tim Walker, Cass Bird and Larry Clark.
FAVOURITE THING TO SHOOT People.
HIGH POINT IN YOUR CAREER Still to come!
FIVE-YEAR PLAN My best work is the result of crazy experience and fun times so the next year will be all about continuing the adventure. I want to increase my knowledge and deepen my understanding of visual perception and depiction.
WHERE CAN PEOPLE SEE MORE OF YOUR WORK? cloudyrhodes.tumblr.com and instagram: @cloudyrhodes
PHOTOGRAPHY; Cloudy Rhodes
CREATIVE DIRECTION; Sarah Scaife and Cale Mason
MODEL; Kelsey Close at IMG Models Australia
STYLING; Sarah Scaife
STYLING ASSISTANT; Beth Maslen
MAKE UP; Gillian Campbell using M.A.C Cosmetics
HAIR; Lauren McCowan
01 Coat by Carly Hunter from Billie & Rose, dress by Flannel
02 Bra by AIMEE-CHERIE, slip dress by Kate Sylvester, socks by OK OK
03 Bra by AIMEE-CHERIE, slip dress by Kate Sylvester, socks by OK OK, bomber vest by Winston Wolfe
04 Dress by Kate Sylvester
05 Bra by AIMEE-CHERIE, fur coat by Flannel
06 Dress by MLM
07 Coat by Carly Hunter from Billie & Rose, bra by AIMEE-CHERIE, shorts by Flannel, socks by OK OK
08 Sweater by Story By Tang, skirt by Kate Sylvester
09 Dress by T by Alexander Wang
I’M SCARED OF THE DARK.
"I’m scared of the dark", her photos suddenly make more sense. I finally understand the colour, the joy, the perky breasts pointing upwards like a huge smile, as if proud to be alive."
Words by Elisa Routa
Find out how RAEN friend Cloudy Rhodes spends her day capturing amazing photos. This creature is extremely talented and was just featured on Desillusion’s cover “Banished from Paradise”.