Backstage models by Gavin Bond
Gavin Bond is one of the hottest image makers in the world of portraiture and fashion photography today, a graduate of London’s infamous St Martins School Of Art. He spent much of the 90s shooting backstage at the worlds biggest runway shows, building a relationship with both the designers and models that has become invaluable today. His portfolio bursts with the spur of the moment,never to be captured again images of some of the worlds most recognized models and celebrities. Bonds magic is in showing the flip side to the persona the viewer grows used to seeing. Perhaps it is the way the subject stands,or being caught applying lip gloss moments before hitting the catwalk.Bond enlightens our understanding of the fashion and celebrity worlds with the frankness and speed of his unrestricted lens.