Robert Wilde was born in Germany and grew up in Austria., He also lived in Germany and France. In the year 2000 he came to the USA.
He has studied philosophy and literature at the University of Vienna with a focus on how stories and thoughts are created and affect cultures and civilizations.
He loves music by Bach, Mozart, John Coltrane, enjoys going into wild landscapes, Renaissance paintings, novels by Hemingway, Chandler, Stanislaw Lem, loves Science Fiction, particle physics and the ocean, opera and astronomy.
He hasn't been bored since the time he was nine years old. The world is too fantastic a place to hit boredom.
The Process of Visualization
Robert starts his process by finding out as much as he can about the fashion line he is going to photograph.
Who are the people who are going to wear the clothing. What do they respond to? What is their world experience? Different stories are good for different kinds of people so this is an important first step.
After this has been cleared Robert goes to develop a story set in a location with a specific world experience. Fashion photography is, in his eyes, not just to picture fashion but the feeling you get when you wear this fashion and how it enriches the world of the wearer.
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