Darryl Otten

Darryl Otten

Junior Art Director / PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Darryl Otten

Darryl Otten

Junior Art Director / PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
My name is Darryl Kwaku Otten, just graduated from University of the arts London - London College of Communication where I studied Design For Art Direction, I’m interested in fashion photography, moving image and sound design. I love to use vibrant colour and props in my photography and I’m passionate about what I do and always willing to learn and be the best I can be, I love to collaborate on project which has made me a good team player. I have a lot of freelance experience working in the studio and on outdoor set. I have worked with African Musicians such as Davido and Mr. Eazi and assisted on a Wonderland Magazine and Notion Magazine shoot.
Projects
  • PROMO PHOTO FOR MR.EAZI
    PROMO PHOTO FOR MR.EAZI
  • TEMI OTEDOLA 2018
    TEMI OTEDOLA 2018
  • NEWCASTLE UNITED FOOTBALLER, ROLANDO AARONS FOR PAUSE MAGAZINE
    NEWCASTLE UNITED FOOTBALLER, ROLANDO AARONS FOR PAUSE MAGAZINE
  • MR. EAZI FOR PAUSE MAGAZINE
    MR. EAZI FOR PAUSE MAGAZINE
  • DAVE FOR W MODEL
    DAVE FOR W MODEL
  • HUMAN IDENTITY PROJECT FEATURING MARQUES
    HUMAN IDENTITY PROJECT FEATURING MARQUES
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Projects credited in
  • Harpers Bazaar Vietnam 10th Anniversary couture special
    Harpers Bazaar Vietnam 10th Anniversary couture specialOne of my favourite shoots to date from the brilliant mind of @kurtisslloyd | Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam 10th Anniversary Couture special Set by me, which would have been impossible without the amazing prop maker and set decorator, Mika Lapid. The 'frozen' set is inspired by Yasua Kionishi who used Urea crystals to create this 'snow' like effect in his original sculptures. Hopefully we made him proud! ‘Winters Thaw’ Photography & Creative kurtiss lloyd Model Ana Amilojevic Stylist Gianluca Co
  • Détente- An operation of spa diplomacy°
    Détente- An operation of spa diplomacy°‘Détente’ is an operation of diplomacy through spa practices facilitating relaxation, learning and enhancing common good between us. Acting as an unorthodox approach to political activism, we remove ourselves from the alter of work. This much needed space comes from research around our contemporary trade and political practices. Détente merges speculative architecture and art direction to create a wider narrative of living. Photography: Darryl Otten Illustrations: Vicky Patoulioti Architectur
  • Imitation
    ImitationA collection based on models throughout the 60's, invoking change in society in support of the identity of women and to overcome racist depictions. A decade where liberalism flourished and beautiful models inspired new generations.
Work history
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    PhotographerPAUSE Magazine
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Did freelance editorial shoots for PAUSE Magazine between 2017- 2019
Skills
  • Art Direction
  • Photoshop
  • Web Design
  • Indesign
  • Editorial Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Picture Editing
  • Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Adobe Lightroom
Education
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    BA Design For Art DirectionLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom