Photographer of the Week: Kelly van Wonterghem

Kelly van Wonterghem is a conceptual portrait photographer who eschews conventional types of portraiture, and tries to make each photograph tell a story. The portfolio is shared with a partner, Freddy van Wonterghem, and together they shoot, among other things, pin-up photos in the rockabilly style that’s associated with the American south. But they do it in the European north: their firm, FVW Photography, is based in the Belgian town of Zulte.

The set that interests us puns on their surname: Wonterland. The shoot was a collaboration, but it was Kelly who took the spanking picture itself. Before we view it, though, let’s meet Kelly’s other indispensable collaborators, the models. First, Scarlet Rose.

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And Flower Berry.

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Here they are together… in Wonterland!

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But maybe things are just a little more Wonterful for Scarlet than for Flower?

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If you fancy taking a trip to Wonterland yourself, please visit FVW Photography’s website.

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