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Franz Szony 

Franz szony

Los Angeles based photographer Franz Szony takes his audience on a journey through the avant avant-garde. With each piece being a magnificently detailed, staged and shot, Franz’s vision is anything but ordinary. Originally studying as an illustrator, he approaches his photography in the same way he would a drawing - creating a moment instead of capturing one.

"I grew up in Reno, the “biggest little city”, and my father was in the casino business, so I was fortunate to see many shows that influenced me greatly.  It was a time when stage productions had a classic charm, and spared no expense… the sets were painted by hand, the costumes were at the level of couture and music came from an orchestra pit.  Although I caught the tail-end of this bygone “showgirl” era, I was introduced to the philosophy of camp, glamour and the basics of “smoke and mirrors"


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