Daniel Sannwald - Photographer
Name: Daniel Sannwald
Based In: Antwerp / Belgium
How did you start your career?
When I was very young my mother took me on a trip to Turkey in her VW car for some vacation. I can't remember the trip so well but I remember it was the first vacation I was allowed to use her camera. One of the first pictures I ever took was when my mother was sleeping in the car. I was six years old and she looked so perfect to me. I remember that at that moment she symbolised every idealistic feeling I had about a woman.
That was maybe not the exact start of my career but the start of me trying to use a camera to capture what I love.
What do you think is your best work so far?
Louis Vuitton Special for Vogue Hommes Japan.
Who or what has influenced you?
What is your earliest recollection of noticing or being inspired by photography and/or style?
My earliest recollection of noticing photography was with my father who was an artist, who used a lot of video and photography in his work. He took a couple of images of me dressed up in costumes and projected the images on canvas and airbrushed them into very strange collages. As a teenager I was really inspired by the way my mum took photos. She always hates to take photos but the outcome is always good. She is almost like a kid holding a camera for the first time. Every photographic rule is broken and the image just looks free. Only my mother is able to cut off all the heads of a family portrait and make it still look nice.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
Dressing up as a homeless person and pretending on the streets that I didn't have a family.
What music do you like to work to?
If a CD would exist with live recordings of people performing at different karaoke bars then this would be the best ever for me.
Three people you would love to work with:
Jamie Bell, Miuccia Prada and Mario Hugo
Describe your dream project?
I would like to have some time off to work on a documentary film. One evening, my boyfriend and I had nice idea together which I would like to realize with him in the near future.
Where do you find inspiration?
In almost everything.
What are you loving at the moment?
How my boy moves his hair with his forehead when he is surprised.
Film you think everyone should see:
ďDer Rechte Weg / The right wayĒ by Peter Fischli and David Weiss.
Best advice you have ever been given?
Who do you think is one to watch?
A nice magazine from Belgium called Ultraviolet Magazine, and my talented friends Jenny MŲrtsell, Bruna Kazinoti and Albert Folch.
Interview by theones2watch
The Sunday Times Style May 2011
Title: The Dream Waver
Model: Iris Egbers
Styling: Lucy Ewing
Harper's Bazaar China September 2010
Styling: Stevie Westgarth
Models: Charlie France and Jacob Coupe
FHM Collections Fall/Winter 2010
Model: Thomas Penfound
10 Men #22 Summer 2010
Title:We're The Dandy HIGHWAYMEN
Styling: Hector Castro
Models: Wiktor Hansson @ Scoop & Oskar Tranum @ Unique
(Dancers: James Forbat & Richard Bermange from English National Ballet & Kyle Davies from Ballet Russe)
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magazine: L'officiel (France) October 2010
editorial: ‘ Couture
photographer: Daniel Sannwald
styling: Hector Castro
models: Ling Ling Kong, So Young Kang, Xie Feiyuan ( =Emma Xie)
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Pop S/S 2012
Photographer: Daniel Sannwald
Styling: Tamara Rothstein
Hair: Tina Outen @ Streeters
Make Up: Inge Grognard @ Jed Root
Model: Frida Gustavsson
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