• Hero

    Jonas Unger: Michael Daniel David Berenboim

Jonas Unger takes photos that make you feel genuinely happy

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Jonas Unger’s images, to me, are the photographic equivalent of an unexpected cheeseboard. You weren’t prepared for such a rare and wonderful treat, and the contents are more delicious and well crafted than you could ever imagine. From a perspiring Gérard Depardieu rattling through the french countryside on a moped, to a girl acting out the story of Apollo and Daphne with an unassuming statue, these images almost deserve entire soundtracks to themselves. No, scrap that, each image deserves its own film. Enough rambling, just enjoy the photographs below.

  • 4

    Jonas Unger: Gérard Depardieu

  • 1

    Jonas Unger: Pope Benedict

  • 3

    Jonas Unger: Clara Ponsot

  • 6

    Jonas Unger: Arnaud and Abdel

  • 8

    Jonas Unger: Nicolas Berggruen

  • 9

    Jonas Unger: Paul Nizon

  • 10

    Jonas Unger: Charles Schumann

  • 11

    Jonas Unger: Toni Garn

  • 12

    Jonas Unger: Lou Lesage

  • 13

    Jonas Unger: Lou Lesage

  • 14

    Jonas Unger: Beaux Arts

Ls-300

Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.