- The Buenos Aires-born photographer tells KAY BARRON about capturing magical moments on camera, and being confident in her own skin
Photographs by BJORN IOOSS
Paola Kudacki doesn’t enjoy having her picture taken. Not that she is nervous – this is the woman whose naked self-portrait featured on the cover of model Anja Rubik’s magazine, 25 – she simply prefers to be in control. However, as these pages prove, Kudacki is the perfect subject. With her yoga-honed figure, an ex-ballet dancer’s poise and an expert’s understanding of how to pose, she is a natural.
“As a photographer, you have to be confident and guide the subject in a certain direction,” Kudacki explains. “When they are confident it becomes easier because they are not scared to
Sweater by Balmain; pants by Helmut Lang; pumps by Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane; earrings and rings (left hand) Paola’s own; ring (right hand) by Maison Martin Margiela