Crown Shyness, photography by Art A La Carte for HUF Magazine

“The idea of “Crown Shyness” is inspired by a phenomenon that is observed in some tree species “in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps. The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also occurs between trees of different species.”

As a reference to this natural “respectful” behaviour, crown shyness editorial is a romantic interpretation of cruising in the woods. On the contrary of anonymous, casual, one-time encounter, we see shy touches, naive moments, unexpected feminine details which gives a critical twist to discriminative “masc for masc” attitude inside the community.” – Art a la Carte by Gökhan Bu & Ümit Sural

Videography and photography: Art a la Carte by Gökhan Bu & Ümit Sural
Stylist: Robbie Sinclair
Models: Juan Diego P. Bucheli, Arnau Jorba, Pedro Antonio Lopez, Robbie Sinclair and Dejan Zivković