Beautiful and haunting series by Gonzalo Bénard

Gonzalo Bénard is one of my favourite contemporary photographers. I particularly like his self-portraits as they are of an intimidating quality, ignoring common beauty ideals and stereotypes. In his recent series of pictures, he focuses on capturing people in their vulnerable, intimate, nude, private, and lonely moments, telling their story from the perspective of a stranger. It’s a beautiful and haunting series.

About the author

Nini is a self-proclaimed Social Media Whore, living and working in Germany. Her main profession lies in the conventional corporate media world, but she’s certainly come around, having worked for several online music mags, with a number of photographers, and for record labels such as the iconic LA-based Southern Lord Records.