The stage is set. Anticipation and excitement slowly seep through the audience as individually they prepare for an artistic presentation. A visual display that promises to evoke a juxtaposition of emotions; love, innocence, betrayal, hope, wanderlust… Endlessly the list continues, uniquely changing for every person, because here at this performance, we are the lone spectators- a photograph our play.
The House of Road, a photography company lead by Jordie Hennigar, visually documents moments in this dramatic fashion. While recently in France taking biographical images of Melany Rowe’s featured designs, we discover that this Shutterbug isn’t only capturing moments, she’s crafting a narrative in which time can both be frozen and live forever. Here, her camera becomes not only a tool, but an accomplice, furthering the plot long after the live stage has been disassembled. She’s an author, whose storylines are scribed with light and lens. A playwright whose characters are developed through candid moments, intertwined with shots of rehearsed perfection. And finally, a director whose stage isn’t merely constructed, it’s discovered.
“In Paris and Cannes, every corner you turn on the street is another photo shoot waiting to happen,” gushed Hennigar when talking about her most recent trip as a fashion photographer in France. She confessed to OPALUSmag that this portion of the industry is where she has truly found her niche; since pulling inspiration and creativity from the fashion world is, as she puts it, “a photographers dream.”
Well Jordie, if this is your idea of a dream world, we are certainly excited to see what adventures your subconscious takes us all on next!
Follow her visual story below and let the intrigue begin.
Article written by OPALUS writer Avery Kremer
Photographer - The House of Road Photography
Designer - Melany Rowe
Jewellery - Sandy Woodhead
Stylist - Danielle Nicole Muntain
HMUA - Karissa Brynn Makeup (Edmonton) and JM Manangan-Ronquillo
Hair - Shauna L Wheeler - Owner of Anela Salon
Shoes - Vincent Botessi
Kim Poholka - Numa Models Edmonton
Danielle Nicole Muntain
Marissa Hanley - Numa Models Edmonton
Pauline Suissa (French Model)
Marine Perrin Quiroga (French Model)
Gwendaline (French Model)
Locations of Shows:
Hotel Majestic Barriere, and Cannes Shopping Festival Showroom at the Palais des Festivals in cannes