Every month, in our new franchise Behind the Lens, we will be getting to know the women behind the beautiful images that fill the magazine’s pages and illustrate our online storytelling at Harper’s Bazaar. From celebrity cover stories to fairy-tale fashion editorials, every image is lovingly captured by one of our talented pool of visionary photographers, without whom the brand wouldn’t be what it is today.
This month we’re turning the spotlight on photographer Paola Kudacki, recently responsible for our February 2021 cover starring the inimitable Iman.
How did you get into photography?
“My first dream was to be a ballet dancer. I was born in a small town called General Rodriguez in Buenos Aires, Argentina. My father was an artist, so I grew up surrounded by paintings and art books, with paint in my hands. He was a bohemian so that was very inspiring and crazy