Plastik Magazine: “The Windmills of my Mind”

Posted on October 18, 2012

Plastik Magazine Volume 17
Editorial: “The Windmills of my Mind”
By: Eli Rezkallah & Ryan Houssari, shot in Brighton UK.
Photographer: Rima Musa

 

 

[Photo Credit: Rima Musa]

 

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    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BJTY6KY7LOR7MDOD6QCZUC3VVI Donna Tabor

      Cracktastic.

    • Sobaika

      Love the colors on this one. So saturated.

    • http://twitter.com/foodycatAlicia foodycatAlicia

      Of all the tiny things to get upset by, I’m afraid the starry sky in bright saturated sunshine kills this for me. The rest is pretty. And pretty apt for a magazine called Plastik.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

        You know what upsets me? The wasting of perfectly good ice-cream. 
        But I love this, cute dresses!

    • http://twitter.com/holocausticity E. Sevilla

      that second picture is sooo unsettling.
      like the intro to an 80s horror movie, IDK

      • mjude

        agree, i got a horror movie vibe too.

    • RzYoung

      Like Hitchcock on acid

      • charlotte

         And Pushing Daisies!

        • http://www.djplaw.com/ Tadiana

          Can I just say how much I miss that show?  I loved the fantasy and quirky humor.  It reminded me of like the French movie Amelie.

    • SewingSiren

      Is creamed ice the same thing as ice cream?

      • JosephLamour

        i think its like italian ice. whatever it is, its as weird as this editorial.

    • newleaf1

      So, do you think those blackbirds in the first shot were there, or were they photoshopped in?  Either way, nice add.

      • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

         I’d say photoshop.

        • NCDFan

          Along with the rainbow and the stars.

          • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

             Oh its entirely likely that the two models were simply taken outdoors, into bright sunlight and shot, then every other thing about the shoot was done digitally to one degree or another.

            • wisenhar

              Look at the one bird in the top right corner of the first picture.  There is no way that bird could be in front of the windmill blade.  Very sloppy.

      • l_c_ann

        But they got the sizes wrong.  To be that large and in back of a windmill, those blackbirds would be the size of vulchers. (Double shudder.)

    • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

      I love the colors, and the surrealism of the whole shoot. The clothes are fine, really, though nothing gasp worthy.  I suppose that’s my only real problem here.  For such a whack shoot idea, with such super saturated colors, I would have hoped for more intensely interesting, and unusual garments.

      • http://CallMeJane.com/ CallMeJane

         I agree, what a missed opportunity! They actually had an interesting idea and just blew it.

    • sweetlilvoice

      Funny, when I went to Brighton it was rainy and cold in July. I wish I could go to this Technicolor version instead…the colors are beautiful.

    • MoHub

      Tippi Hedren called. She’s glad to see the birds moved.

    • MilaXX

      eh’s the editorial is a bit been there, done that artsy shoot I’ve seen a zillion times before. I would like to get a better look at the last 2 dresses and those blue shoes.

    • http://CallMeJane.com/ CallMeJane

      That’s a whole lot of space devoted to four outfits. Why not more? That seems like an odd decision.

    • Judy_J

      Love the Kodachrome look of these photos.

    • Coralie Legister

      LOVE.

    • kimmeister

      I love the print on the first dress.  The back of the sleeves on that green floral number are terrible.  It’s like, “hello, here are my armpits.”

    • http://angryfemur.tumblr.com Andrea Lane

      I totally want to see this Wes Anderson movie.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F73LIJ3SJGI5AJQMXMWXCKILHI Pamela

      Kodachrome film died because it wasn’t in demand anymore but this type of photo is all the rage now.  WTF?  Sometimes I hate technology.

    • http://kingderella.tumblr.com/ kingderella

      i like the clothes a lot, but this shoot isnt doing it for me.
      maybe its because the two models are only wearing two outfits each, but there are seven pictures, making the whole thing seem ‘watered down’. like an album with too many interludes.

    • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

      The Windmills of My Mind was a terrible song from the 1970’s.  But those shoes are just too wonderful.  I want them all.  ALL.

    • guest2visits

      Love that geometric print orange dress.  They appear to be waiting on the mother ship to take them back.

    • Cz

      Didn’t they do this on an America’s Next Top Model shoot? 

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=38308547 Terri Barger

      With the binoculars this so evokes Moonrise Kingdom.  Love the contrast of patterns with the saturated background.