Sergei Polunin, "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Photography // Monday, February 16, 2015
Hozier’s song "Take Me to Church" featuring the renowned British Royal Ballet dancer, Sergei Polunin. A principal dancer with The Stanislavsky Music Theatre, The Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia, the 25-year old Polunin is incredibly gifted and captivating to watch. The dancer appears to defy gravity at times as he leaps and spins in what looks to be an abandoned church with natural light radiating in.

Pardee's Pick: The Art of Ransom & Mitchell

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Inquiring about just HOW sculptor/production designer Stacey Ransom and portrait photographer Jason Mitchell create the imaginative "surreality" that they do is like asking David Blaine how he pulls autographed money out of his belly button. There's no answer or method that could satisfy the question.

Breakfast of champions

Erotica // Wednesday, August 17, 2011
David LaChapelle (b. 1963) is an american photographer and director who works in the fields of fashion, advertising, and fine art photography. He is most recognized for his surreal, unique, hyper-sexualized, and often humorous style.