Sylvie Blum is an Austrian-born artist started a career in modeling prior taking the helm as a photographer.
She grew up in Germany and throughout her life, she has been traveling the world. As a child she already knew that she wanted to become an artist. Her interest in art, fashion, architecture, design, pop art, music, movie making and photography became lifelong passions.
During her school days she started modeling and became a well known art and fashion model.
In 1991 she met legendary artist and photographer Günter Blum and became his favorite model and muse…and in 1995 his wife. He was her mentor and teacher.
Sylvie learned everything about lighting, composition, darkroom techniques and photography from him.
Sylvie also worked with other international known photographers such as Helmut Newton, Jeanloup Sieff, Jan Saudek, Andreas Bitesnich and many more…
Bernd Preiml, Austria, 1973, makes photographs that look like dark and sinister fairy tales. His images contain both magic and mystery, they are haunting like a beautiful nightmare. He uses this in his own projects aswell as in fashion and editorial shoots. His style roots from growing up in the mountanous region outside of Vienna where folk tales were told about ancient creatures who inhabit the forests.