Murad Osmann is a Russian photographer based in Moscow. He has more than 3.5 million Instagram followers. His series “Follow Me To”, made with his wife Natalia Zakharova, went viral in 2012
The photographer keeps on following his beautiful wife around the world and capturing precious moments in every step she takes. Osmann started the well-known “Follow me” series back in 2012 during a vacation to Barcelona, The uniqueness of the series is in the perspective Osmann takes. His wife’s face (the model) is majestically pacing forward away from the camera – showcasing her back to the viewer and guiding her photographer through many impressive landscapes and cityscapes.
Destination:- Las Vegas
The model/Murad’s wife, Natalia is always dressed in traditional outfits and jewellery which perfectly complimenting the surroundings and this was something that attracted me towards these photographs. Since we see only the back side of the Model they have put in extra efforts in her hairstyle, accessories and detailing on the backside of her outfits. As you see in the picture the surroundings and the model Natalia share the same importance in one frame.
Destination:- Jaipur, India
Destination:- Alhambra, Granada
Destination:- Roman Colosseum
The Follow Me project was created based on the concept of showing the beauty and uniqueness of different locations around the world. It is a story told through the eyes of two ordinary travelers who attempt to portray local lifestyles and narratives by means of photography. Since the project’s launch on Instagram, it has become a worldwide Internet sensation, emerging as a leading news feature and gathering millions of views on social media and the news sites that covered it.
One of the seven wonders in the world Taj Mahal, India
Destination:- Red Fort, India
Destination:- Varanasi, India
Destination:- Dubai, UAE
These images remind us that in the hustle and bustle of daily life, we so often forget to stop and appreciate the things that surround us—the historical and architectural heritage left to us by our ancestors. Viewers join Osmann from the point of view of the main character and are taken on a journey to different historical and cultural sites. The project aims to acquaint viewers with different lifestyles. For Osmann and Zakharova, this theme seems infinite, as there are an endless number of places to visit on our planet. Paging through the pictures, viewers will be invited to see something familiar to them from another point of view, via the lens of Osmann’s camera.
More than four years have passed since the first “Follow Me” pictures were published. The inseparable couple behind this most captivating photo series on Instagram is sharing more and more incredible images day by day in their trademark fashion — holding hands, which are becoming brighter and more complex every time the couple land to a new country. Let’s have a look at these amazing photographs; they clicked while visiting few of my favourite destinations ie, India, Dubai, Greece, Maldives, Jordan, Paris
Destination:- Dubai, UAE
Destination:- Paris, France
Destination:- Agra, India
The images not only display famous tourist destinations, they also depict the natural beauty, people, and distinct style of this breathtaking country.