Brazilian photographer Beto Urbano @beto_urbanoo has created this fashion editorial exclusively for Vanity Teen online with the handsome model Mateus Lima @mateuslima_oficiall, who is represented by 40 Degrees Models @40grausmodels.
This editorial was inspired by the song “Sangue Latino” by Brazilian singer Ney Matogrosso. The song talks about our pride in being Latin American. The photographer wanted to portray the model with typical characteristics of a Latin American boy. In his studio photography, he loves to work with light and shadow, more for underexposure. His idea for this shoot was to work with the contrasts of the colors red with black, combining warm and strong colors.
I think the hotter colors, the contrast of red, black, and white brings me this symbology. I chose Mateus to be the protagonist of this editorial because he has this typical Latin American beauty.
The photographer used his Nikon camera with the 18-55mm kit lens in his studio located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The model wears different clothing from a production collection that the photographer usually uses in some of his editorials that he photographs. The model was feeling very confident and it was very easy to work with him as the photographer told us, although he is a new face model and he is starting his career as a model. He understood his directions very quickly and what he wanted to go through with the rehearsal.