People have different taste in fashion: Some people like photographing noisy and flashy fashion, others are more print on print photographing.
It doesn't really matter if you are more simplistic, your style should reflect who you really are as a fashion lover and as an artist.
It's a beautiful, mild morning in Sydney and I'm at Carriageworks, the site of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, standing next to a rather nondescript gray wall — too close to it, actually, according to street style photographer Lee Oliveira.
"You don't want to be like wallpaper, in a way; you want to give sort of depth in the picture and give a good composition," he explains to me over a coffee a bit later. "Like you're matching all your outfits, from your ready-to-wear to accessories, as a photographer, I also like to match my composition."
I've asked Oliveira about getting shot for street style, not just because he's my friend and I like to talk to him, but also because he's a veteran photographer, having worked with everyone from The New York Times to, well, us here at Fashionista. He knows so much about his side of the industry that he's even worked with influencers, helping to style them and coaching them on to the next level of their careers.
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