Describing his production method as ‘fearless trial and error’, New Yorkbased still life photographer Bela Borsodi’s seductive work features fashion and fetishism in equal measures. Collage has always played a big part in his creative process, as a way to both develop his ideas and communicate these to his clients. He likens using collage to the way an artist uses a brush – as a tool rather than a medium – and deliberately chooses source material which is not that exciting in itself. While he rarely uses digital manipulation in his photography, his approach to collage is very different: ‘I have to force the source material to come ...

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