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Behind the Campaign: Olivia Bee photographs Jeff Goldblum for eyewear brand, Jacques Marie Mage

Describing the set-up as, “previous 70’s Hollywood however with a brand new spin on it”, Goldblum seems poolside in a silk dressing robe and the roughly loud blouse he’s grow to be celebrated for. He holds a drink in a single hand and a yellow corded telephone in the different. In every other shot he sits at a grand piano, wearing a tux – a nod to his musical occupation with jazz band Jeff Goldblum & the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. “That’s a large a part of how I {photograph} folks on the whole,” Bee says. “I wish to display them as they actually are to the global – appearing the true persona of folks in photographic phrases. Andrew has labored intently with Jeff the previous few years, and it’s actually developed Jeff’s taste to who I feel Jeff’s at all times been, however roughly sought after to turn the global. That used to be a large a part of the marketing campaign.”

Moving to a farm in Eastern Oregon early in the pandemic, Bee spent a lot of the lockdown feeding animals and tending to her permaculture lawn. The marketing campaign used to be her first shoot in six months, and the alternative to paintings with different ingenious folks used to be a powerful draw.

“Honestly the largest phase used to be getting again into the rhythm of a group and dealing with Jeff Goldblum. Making one thing actually particular, and being a part of a small group making actually cool artwork that benefited everybody,” she enthuses. “It used to be a perfect sit back day, however vigorous in an effective way. Jeff simply brings the power, he’s very very particular. I had heard that he’s superb from individuals who paintings with him, however I simply didn’t know how superb he used to be. He merits each and every popularity he has, and extra.”

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