Five years ago, commercial photographer Nico Therin moved from a seaside town near Bordeaux, France to the concrete-clad city of LA. And while he says he found himself “randomly” in photography school, his work smacks of a stark sense of order.
“I quickly took a liking to the controlled environment that in-studio photography offers,” the 26-year-old says. “I love the challenge of creating images that are minimalist yet curiously intriguing, and I always tend to lean towards simplicity.” Against clean, bold backgrounds, he’s created hyper-real hybrids like a harmless “bubble-gun” (above) and a flammable “nut-cracker.” The French do have a way with words…
Left // Co-Pay
Cork and Beret
First Aid Kit Bleeding
Hole In One