Thursday 19 January 2012

Girl in a Newspaper Dress

This is my first photo to be published by National Geographic magazine.
It's no mean feat i can tell you. I traveled to Madrid in April 2011 with the intention of taking lots of photos of the Easter parades. However it rained most of the time i was there and that opportunity passed me by. On my last day the sun shone and while i was walking around the centre, i noticed this girl wearing a dress made out of newspapers. I quickly fired off some shots and was quite pleased with the resulting image. It made the whole trip worthwhile and it also features in this months edition of National Geographic.
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  1. Hello my name is Laura im the girl from the photo, a friend of mine was at turkey and he saw the photo at the magazine, its at the international one so i actually dont have it, im so thank u for sending the photo and posting it allmost everywhere.
    If u want to add my to Facebook my name is Laura Flores Izquierdo from Madrid Spain thank u for everything. 

    1. Hi Laura
      Que tal?
      That is amazing, I never actually thought I would find you!!! What a story it is a fabulous photo, & it's your friend seen it in Turkey. Sure I will look you up on FB.
      Wow it's incredible.


  3. My name is Stephanie Chan and I'm from The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria in Queens, New York. The Multicultural Club adviser showed me this picture in National Geographic. Both of us were interested in this because our club hosts an annual Eco-Friendly Fashion Show where the girls design dresses out of recyclable materials and have other students model it. The entire runway and set is also built from recyclable materials.

    I, along with the Multicultural Club, would like to ask for your e-mail address to invite you to this fashion show. Please don't hesitate to e-mail me at

    Thank you for your time!