Farah Ramos' Blog

THE DARK ISSUE (Editorial Photo Blog by Madz Barrido)

Posted in Modeling World by Farah Ramos on July 9, 2012

NOT QUITE ANONYMOUS an editorial photo blog by madz barrido

“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!”
― Ted Grant

photographed by MADZ BARRIDO
model FARAH RAMOS
styling GRACE BARRIDO
hair and make up RIA REDOR
wardrobe STOiC

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  1. @nednared said, on July 10, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    I’ve never met Farah. I first spoke to her in the twitter verse one evening a few months ago. I had no idea who she was at the start and since I drift in the twitter verse with the images consciously switched off, I’d only known Farah as lines of text floating in the ether.

    From Farah, I learned that her name means ‘Beauty’ and ‘Happiness’. And when I stumbled across this blog and put a face to the name, she immediately impressed on me the image of the university buddy, the best friend at work…the girl next door you’ve grown up with but with whom you’d not been more than the nodding acquaintance.

    Gazing at the photos of Farah in this blog, one instantly recognizes her talent for reinvention. In each image one discovers a different version of Farah. She is and isn’t. She is light and she is darkness. She is fierce as she is tender. She is as comfortable curled up with a book as she is confident in studio lights.

    It is possible that we could have passed each other in the street. A friend says I am hopeless and clueless. I wouldn’t even know Farah from another. Perhaps because in my world there’s beauty and there’s beauty. And Farah is beautiful, but in a different sense. She is beautiful in the way that all women are individually beautiful.

    “You don’t notice her right away in a crowd, but suddenly you see her all at once, and then she is so beautiful you wonder why you never saw her before.” (The Book of Qualities)

    And this, I think, is what makes Farah so endearing.

    I’ve never met Farah in person. She and I will always remain strangers. Despite this, I will wish for her the gift of beauty (of Soul) and of happiness (in her Heart), always.

  2. Sarah Fernandez said, on July 25, 2012 at 6:34 am

    Farah, heard you bought some STOiC merchandise! We would love for you to come visit the store soon! 🙂

    xoxo,
    STOiC

    http://facebook.com/STOICClothing

    • Farah Ramos said, on July 25, 2012 at 6:39 pm

      Not really. I only wore the clothes for the shoot. Grace gave me a cute colorful dress from STOiC. Awesome clothes you got there! 🙂


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