2018 — California
About this series
Chloe Aftel views each girl as having a story to tell. Each photograph gives a strong focus and an insight into someone’s cinematic life story. These intimate and sensitive portraits seem to capture these young women’s understanding of themselves.
Through her lens, the photographer gives each girl a room of one’s own.
Chloe Aftel lives in Los Angeles and works in Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Detroit, and San Francisco.
With a MFA from USC in film production and a strong focus on narrative photography, she specializes in still and motion storytelling.
Chloe’s work has been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Bust, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, Dwell, Elle, Dazed & Confused, Nylon, Marie Claire, Fast Company and Rolling Stone, among other publications. Her clients include 4AD, 360i, Amazon, BBDO, Billboard, Buick, Canon, Digitas, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, GMC, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Interscope, JC Penny, Leo Burnett, Levi’s, MasterCard, McCann, McGarry-Bowen, Merge Records, Motorola, Neiman-Marcus, Nintendo, O’Neill, Pact, Republic of Everyone, Siegel + Gale, Spin, Sprint, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Subpop Records, and more.
She has won awards from Critical Mass, American Photo, PDN 30, International Photography Awards, Fuji Student Photographer of the Year, and Boston International Film Festival.