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Cyril Helnwein
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Film photographer at heart, although I often use digital cameras.

I've lived and worked in Austria, Germany, England, Scotland and the USA, eventually settling in Ireland in 1997.

I don't digitally manipulate my photographs, instead I use traditional photography tools such as lighting, movement and timing.

I am married to Irish actress/model Kojii and we have three children.

From now until December 25th, my "Beautiful Disasters" coffee table book is available at a 25% discount on amazon. Get your signed copy while I still have enough available!…

Cream Of The Crop by Cyril-Helnwein


From now until December 25th, my "Beautiful Disasters" coffee table book is available at a 25% discount on amazon. Get your signed copy while I still have enough available!…

Cream Of The Crop by Cyril-Helnwein
Freak of Nature by Cyril-Helnwein
Freak of Nature
"Freak of Nature" from my "Beautiful Disasters" series, available as limited edition print and also featured in a 95-page hard cover coffee table book available on amazon here:…

Models: Bianca the albino polydactyl (more than 5 fingers/toes per hand) dog lady & Tim Sköld (of Marilyn Manson, KMFDM, etc)…

Tim is wearing a Roman Catholic black Biretta.

make-up: Cat White

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Cyril-Helnwein Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Professional Photographer
...And I thought tomatoes were a performer's curse!
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martiuk Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
An unique view of life - I adore it. Strange as it appears, dig deep enough and every day existence seeps through; it's not that bizarre!

I value your thorough approach to image making. Thought, planning and extreme excellent execution provides captivating pictures. If this is just you and model(s) collaborating then it is more ingeniously conceived. 

Knowing from experience the absolute distrust and anxiousness some models throw up at pre-shoot discussions, I defend my actions by admitting I have (sometimes) a weird solution for producing photographs, they either withdraw or do it. 

Are you the sole instigator or are there others who assist you? I really would like to know. Congratulations on a inspirational gallery. I do plan to purchase your book. :w00t:
Cyril-Helnwein Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks very much for the kind words.  The ideas are indeed my own, at least 99.99% of the time.  Often inspired by other artists. 
The models of course are collaborators and sometimes I have assistants help out on the shoot if I need an extra pair of hands (or eyes to keep a lookout). Usually it's just a simple shoot that takes a few minutes to execute (although often with many hours and sometimes even weeks of preparation).
The book is pretty cool, if I may say so myself.  95 pages, hardcover and a nice big format too.  ;-)
3wyl Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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hosagu Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats dear friend :)
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