Van Styles is a king of Instagram. He’s garnered 700K followers on the app by expertly photographing the feminine figure. He’s translated that success into a thriving upstart clothing brand “Visual Apparel.” But it doesn’t seem like that was ever the end goal. As a young man that loved skateboarding, but ended up directing porn, it seems like the only common theme in his career path has been “stay open to opportunities as they present themselves.” Here us discuss his outlier-like opportunity to learn how to photograph women on the job (of a porno set), buying 2 cars and a condo in his early 20s, and why Instagram started to feel too formulaic for him.
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