PHOTOGRAPHY / ARMANDO FREZZE DURAND
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / JOSE VETTER
MODEL / JUAN CRUZ LEON
TEXT / JAVIER R. CRUZ
FOR DOOPLER MAGAZINE
The captivating effortless looks of Juan, his personality, body and ink, all blend together to form this unique being.
He got his first tattoo at the early age of 15, as a form of art and self expression, and never stopped. For him, it has become a way of life, his way, by now he has around 30 tattoos and counting.
Aesthetic is important for Juann, not only on his body, but all around, he appreciates design, he is particularly fascinated by interior design and fashion. Sound is also essential in his life, he specially enjoys electronic music, and aspires to be a music producer.
This photographic session marks his debut for a professional camera and a publication; for him, it came with ease, he felt comfortable, confident, natural, and is looking forward to diving further into modeling.
Around the city, he enjoys open spaces, and, although he doesn’t have a favorite spot, he recommends Palermo as a great area to live in Buenos Aires. At the moment, he is exploring new adventures, self discovering, and allowing life to happen organically.
For this session, photographer Armando Frezze Durand combined Studio lighting for digital photography paired up with the traditional 35mm photography.