As part of my first photography series, in which focuses on the societal expectations of men and women. I photographed Thomas Savva, AKA SAVS an upcoming music artist. Here I chose to showcase what he's taught me most about; peoples expectation of a performer in today's society and the passion for music.
One thing you can't have in this industry?
Having the chance to photograph my brother, who's journey I've been watching since I met him was an amazing opportunity and I'm thankful for it.
In a time where the rise of creative industries as a career becoming a forefront of kids imaginations and at a point where I'm going forward and breaking into a different creative industry myself; I want to know what my brother thinks are two characteristics, one good and one bad, he needs in order to succeed.
First a good one:
"Passion. You need a whole lot of passion. That's why I got music tatted on my veins. I'm passionate about this. It's all I think about."
A bad one:
"Hmm...arrogance. You've got to know when to tone yourself down. Be the performer but not a --"
Yeah we'll leave that word up to the readers imagination..
Images: ADAM SAVVA
Words: ADAM SAVVA
Model: THOMAS SAVVA
Thanks: JAY YOUNG & CAROLINE AKINTUNDE
Be passionate. Don't be arrogant. Work smart.
Amazing being able to photograph my brother and understand a little more about this world he's getting into. Thanks for being apart.
Go check out his music available on music streaming platforms now!