Talent and Partner was founded in 2009 by Mariam Boulares and Ingrid Janowski. The agency, based both in Paris and New-York, represents fashion, still life, landscape, portrait and lifestyle photographers alongside directors, fashion stylists, set designers.
These artists have been published in various international publications such as Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Vogue China, Numéro, Numéro Tokyo, Numéro China, Harper’s Bazaar & its international editions, Fantastic Man, The Gentlewoman, Dazed & Confused, Purple Fashion Magazine, Le Monde d’Hermès, T Magazine, M Le Monde, ELLE, Uomo Vogue, Man of the world, Wallpaper, Port Magazine, Architecture Digest, Travel & Leisure, the NY Times Magazine, Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Bloomberg Pursuits, etc… Their clients include Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Cartier, Chopard, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jaeger Lecoultre, Rolex, Roger Vivier, Louboutin, Clinique, Lancôme, Vichy, Nars, Shiseido, Biotherm, Bergdorf Goodman, Hennessy, Paco Rabanne, Air France, Nike, among others. Some of these pictures and projects were exhibited and/or published in monographs, and awarded in various countries.
Karen Collins was born in in Michigan, and studied French literature at the University of Aix en Provence in South of France. She gravitated into fashion photography after moving to New York in the early 2000’s. Her collaboration with Ungaro, Paul & Joe, Numero, Pop Magazine and The Face were pivotal moments in her early career.
Her numerous international editorial and advertising clients include Numero, Bergdorf Goodman, Clinique, Chaumet and Sephora, among others.
Her first short film, “603” a collaboration with Bruno Magli, was presented during 2012 Venice Film Festival. Currently she is working a book called Panty Project, which focuses on girls in underwear in the homes of people they don’t know.