I was inspired to do this photoshoot after the idea was suggested by a friend, and I became very interested in the idea that without suffering there can be no growth - that without being pushed to the limit you cannot push forward. Driven by events in my life, I really wanted to expand on the myth of the Phoenix. That it was not just a mythical bird, but a creature with thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Thus Renovatio was born. "Renovatio" meaning "rebirth" in Latin, would be the perfect personification for the creature I had in mind. After long nights of meetings with my team, hours upon hours of designing and creating the costume by hand from scratch, and eventually a 15 hour photoshoot, the story of Rennovatio was finally told.

Model/Creative Coorspondant: Audrey Starks
Photography/Costume/Makeup/Props/Editing: Nico Nordström
Set Design/Props/Assistance: Michael McBride
Assistance: Chelsea Pederson, Mariana Ramos & Cal Dennis.

To see a complete behind the scenes look in the creation and shooting of these images, check out my blog post go here:
I was inspired to do this photoshoot after the idea was suggested by a friend, and I became very interested in the idea that without suffering there can be no growth - that without being pushed to the limit you cannot push forward. Driven by events in my life, I really wanted to expand on the myth of the Phoenix. That it was not just a mythical bird, but a creature with thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Thus Renovatio was born. "Renovatio" meaning "rebirth" in Latin, would be the perfect personification for the creature I had in mind. After long nights of meetings with my team, hours upon hours of designing and creating the costume by hand from scratch, and eventually a 15 hour photoshoot, the story of Rennovatio was finally told.

Model/Creative Coorspondant: Audrey Starks
Photography/Costume/Makeup/Props/Editing: Nico Nordström
Set Design/Props/Assistance: Michael McBride
Assistance: Chelsea Pederson, Mariana Ramos & Cal Dennis.

To see a complete behind the scenes look in the creation and shooting of these images, check out my blog post go here: I was inspired to do this photoshoot after the idea was suggested by a friend, and I became very interested in the idea that without suffering there can be no growth - that without being pushed to the limit you cannot push forward. Driven by events in my life, I really wanted to expand on the myth of the Phoenix. That it was not just a mythical bird, but a creature with thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Thus Renovatio was born. "Renovatio" meaning "rebirth" in Latin, would be the perfect personification for the creature I had in mind. After long nights of meetings with my team, hours upon hours of designing and creating the costume by hand from scratch, and eventually a 15 hour photoshoot, the story of Rennovatio was finally told.

Model/Creative Coorspondant: Audrey Starks
Photography/Costume/Makeup/Props/Editing: Nico Nordström
Set Design/Props/Assistance: Michael McBride
Assistance: Chelsea Pederson, Mariana Ramos & Cal Dennis.

To see a complete behind the scenes look in the creation and shooting of these images, check out my blog post go here: I was inspired to do this photoshoot after the idea was suggested by a friend, and I became very interested in the idea that without suffering there can be no growth - that without being pushed to the limit you cannot push forward. Driven by events in my life, I really wanted to expand on the myth of the Phoenix. That it was not just a mythical bird, but a creature with thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Thus Renovatio was born. "Renovatio" meaning "rebirth" in Latin, would be the perfect personification for the creature I had in mind. After long nights of meetings with my team, hours upon hours of designing and creating the costume by hand from scratch, and eventually a 15 hour photoshoot, the story of Rennovatio was finally told.

Model/Creative Coorspondant: Audrey Starks
Photography/Costume/Makeup/Props/Editing: Nico Nordström
Set Design/Props/Assistance: Michael McBride
Assistance: Chelsea Pederson, Mariana Ramos & Cal Dennis.

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