Optology Issue #3

July 7th, 2014 |Posted by jonathanshia

When Jonathan Arundel launched his photography and fashion journal Optology Magazine last year, he quickly established a high standard for the publication’s content and design, with rich, gorgeous stories and a sui generis, pared-down aesthetic. The latest issue, the third, is no different, starting from the charming portrait of a smiling Ben Allen that graces the glowing yellow cover. The features within hew to the quiet vision of the magazine, which bills itself as “dedicated to showcasing the finest photography and styling talent.” The cover story within, shot by Harry Carr with styling by Hannah Elwell, captures a new maturity in the young Allen, while Elliot Vulliod headlines his own story and up-and-comers like Dylan Fosket and Karlis Adlers are featured as well. Thomas Giddings gives us a pensive feature starring Andreas Lindquist with styling by Andreas Kokkino, with a gentle mood that carries over into Fanny Latour-Lambert (Walter Schupfer Management)’s images (styling by Optology’s fashion director Madeleine Østlie), which offer hushed slices of thoughtful youth at play.

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Ben Allen by Harry Carr, styling by Hannah Elwell

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Andreas Lindquist by Thomas Giddings, styling by Andreas Kokkino

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Elliot Vulliod by James White, styling by Christopher Preston

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Sylvester Ulv Henriksen and Frederik Rasmussen by Fanny Latour-Lambert (Walter Schupfer Management), styling by Madeleine Østlie

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Dylan Fosket by Daniel Benson, styling by Madeleine Østlie

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Karlis Adlers by Liam Warwick, styling by Harry Lambert

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Flo Dron by Ash Kingston, styling by Madeleine Østlie

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First Look: Optology

November 27th, 2013 |Posted by models.com

The beguiling little British magazine Optology has already caught our eye with their second issue. Featuring cover models Simon Sabbah and Sylvester Ulv Henriksen, the magazine looks and feels like a catalog from the early 20th century. The magazine’s title, an archaic word referring to the study of sight is an interesting summation of the slim and beautifully printed issue. Models.com has a preview of the 2 cover stories below.

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Photography – Daniel Benson | Styling –Madeleine Østlie | Model –Simon Sabbah

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Photography – Jon Gorrigan | Styling – Hannah Elwell | Model – Sylvester Ulv Henriksen | Hair – Yumi Nakada-Dingle | Makeup – Emma Williams | Creative Direction-Jonathan Arundel

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