Does a royal bloodline start at the tip of a scepter or the brim of a crown? Is the foundation of a union sown into the tapestry of the royal attire or woven into its vibrant beadwork?

In his latest offering, Royal Union, visual artist Yannis Davy Guibinga uses portraiture and considered composition to create images that capture the alluring nature of a majestic union. 

This series serves to demonstrate the synergy in a matrimonial partnership, walking the thin line between strength and tenderness. 

Yannis further highlights the notion of unity by creatively pairing gracefully postured models with opulent colors, proving his proficiency in optical storytelling.

Photography: Yannis Davy (@yannisdavy) 

Models: Schelby (@schelbyjb) & Alex (@eapsl)

MUA: Sly Noire (@sylkiesly) 

Stylist: Schelby & Alex

Wardrobe/Clothes from: Espace Urbain by Keithy Antoine 

Writing: Mosa Mahlaba (@mosabunny) 

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