Budva – It is out of doubt that this year Montenegro is top destination at Mediterranean – place that everyone wish to discover. Interest for new tourist identity of Montenegro and its positioning at European tourist map was reason of arrival famous Croatian photographer Stefan Lupino. He is one of the most doubtful and at the same time most praised Croatian photographers who received world fame. Lupino arrived to Montenegro to make photos for the most published and famous Croatian weekly edition “Globus”.
Having chosen few localities from Sveti Stefan, old town of Budva, fortress Citadela, Kotor, Milocer, Lupino with several photo models that he brought with him insisted on taking pictures and original female beauty of Montenegro in scenery of stones and blue sea.
Luino is photographer who many connected to pictures of nude female bodies and is one of exclusive of planetary popular male publication “Playboy” He even this time through his lens as light motif chose beautiful female curves in order to present one new Montenegro.
-We in Croatia especially show interest in that new Montenegro, not the patriarchal one but avant-garde. I wish to present it so as one modern country without moral barriers. I saw for this short time that many Balkans and Mediterranean countries can learn a lot from us. You are all natural and kind – said Lupino in an exclusive interview to LJETO.
Globus will, as adds Lupino, at six prime pages in next edition present Montenegro.
-I am for the first time at Montenegrin coast and I am really amused with beauty. Once I was at rafting on the Tara and I am sorry to spend so little time in this lovely country. I repeat, nature is beautiful but what is the loveliest are your women. That is why I insisted to shoot your models for through their beauty and beauty of nature I can in the right way depict what is Montenegro. One of models from Montenegro I called Black adder is of exquisite beauty all these girls with whom I worked. I enjoy in lovely female body and that is eternal inspiration of each many – talks through laughter Lupino.
Photographer Stefan Lupino (real name Ivan Lepen), became famous in 80’s with his pictures of night life in New York and especially erotized photos of female and male models. Although the portrayed many famous persons as Mick Jagger, Frank Zappa, Brian Ferry and Billy Idol, the made best pictures with anonymous models that he found at New York night clubs, streets and bars. After long stay abroad this born in Varazdin decided that at the beginning of 90’s return to Croatia. He married in Zagreb soon divorced his wife Lidija with who has son Martin of age of five and daughter Zita of five of age. He goes to USA several times a year and in last time more often for there are lead new business and renowned contact with 11 of age daughter Kamil from relation with Majra, American Japanese who lives in Los Angeles. He became famous working for “Vogue”, “Playboy” and other prestigious magazines.