Photography — 8th Aug 2014

Marisa Chafetz

Hailing from Locust Valley, the 19yr old photographer captures the spirit of her adopted city, New Orleans

Despite her tender age, Marisa’s photographs twin splendid depth and a sprinkling of Cajun magic.

Studying at Tulane University in New Orleans, Marisa splits her time between there and New York where she is currently interning for the wildly successful Olivia Bee. Her personal work beautifully captures the two cities and two sets of friends that inhabit them. While nostalgia laden diaristic photographs are something of a pre-requisite for emerging photographers, we really like how that soul of Americana lightly permeates Marisa’s fashion work as well. Her style sees people and place perfectly intertwined, effortlessly composed. A recent editorial for our dear friends over at TEETH is perhaps the finest example yet of the glorious balance that Marisa serves up.

Here are a few of our favourites, but we urge you to head over to her site and immerse yourself in the Chafetz experience.

 

marisachafetz.com

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Plum St, New Orleans 2014

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Alicia at the St. Marks Hotel
2013

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Snake and Jakes, New Orleans
2014

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Kendall, Coney Island
2013

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Dylan, New Orleans 2014

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Eunice
2014

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Julia and Nils, Chelsea 2014

Marisa Chafetz at Intern Magazine

Shaughnessy and I lost in Brooklyn
2013