From Karlie Kloss to Abbey Lee, photographer Daniella Rech has shot some of the biggest models in the world. What some people might not know, however, is that she too used to pose up a storm in front of the camera just like the subjects she photographs today. In an exclusive sneak peek for theFashionSpot, RUSSH Magazine has given us a look inside their new feature with the Aussie talent, explaining her transition from model to photographer and how the move gives her a unique perspective within her work.
Explaining that modelling didn’t really “sit well” with her, Danielle quit the line of work after giving birth to her first son, Rio, at 21 years of age. She still credits the job in her photography today, though. “I’m glad I did it [modelling] as I have no doubt without it I wouldn’t understand so much when it comes to taking images of women,” she explained to RUSSH.
Danielle was lucky in how her new career path kicked off, to say the least, scoring a backstage photography pass to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2010. “It was the first time I ever took photos with a professional camera and from that day I called myself a photographer,” she explained. (more…)