2012 Photo Contest, Portraits, Singles, 1st prize

Danish and Iranian Culture

Photographer

Laerke Posselt

for <em>Politiken</em>

04 May, 2011

Danish-Iranian actress Mellica Mehraban played a lead role in the Iranian spy thriller ‘Fox Hunting’.

About

Laerke Posselt

Laerke Posselt was born in Denmark in 1984. She grew up on the west coast, and started photographing the natural world around her. After high school, she spent a year doing portr...

Background story

Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish-Iranian actress Mellica Mehraban played a lead role in the Iranian spy thriller ‘Fox Hunting’, which had its first Danish screening at an Iranian film festival in Copenhagen in May. The role presented her with some challenges, as she had to brush up on her Farsi, and learn how to portray love on screen without telling or touching the man in question. Mehraban also had to reconcile herself to playing the villain in what could be seen as an anti-Western film.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/60
Focal length
50 mm
F-Stop
f/4.5
ISO
200
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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