On New Wings
Editorial for Basic Magazine featuring couture fashions and real feathers artfully applied to the model’s eyes.
PHOTOGRAPHY, ART DIRECTION, CONCEPT, PRODUCTION: Tobias Meier, 2b+photo
RETOUCH: Tobias Meier, 2b+photo
STYLIST: Carla Vanderhorst
MAKEUP: Sylvie Mainville
HAIR: Michelangelo Marenco
FASHION DESIGNER: Galia Lahav Couture
Author: 2b+photo (Tobias Meier) specializes in storytelling photography for fashion and advertising. 2b+photo makes conceptual photography, with many intricacies to draw the viewer in. He carefully combines complex sets, backdrops and visual effects for contemporary photography with a surrealist and pop-art feel. His work is detailed and colorful, communicating brand aesthetics through highly stylized photography.
His portfolio features international designers including designers regularly featured at Paris Fashion Week. 2b+photo editorials have gained over 50 international fashion photography awards from around the world including Paris, London, Tokyo, Moscow and New York.
Well known for his large scale fashion editorial productions and creation of elaborate sets, Tobias Meier’s work balances complexity with fine art. Tobias has a background in visual effects for feature films (lighting and matte painting), including academy awarded movies, as well as a Masters Degree in Art from University of Portsmouth. He is based between Vancouver and Paris.