6/20/17 5:59 JST
It was revealed on the 19th that Taemin (23) from the five member Korean boy group SHINee had collaborated with photographer Mika Ninagawa. Mika Ninagawa (44) photographed the visuals for his 2nd mini album as a solo artist, “Flame of Love” (July 18 release). To intensify his alluring quality(*), an offer was made to Mika Ninagawa who was known for her brilliantly colored photographs. Filmed in mid-April in Tokyo, arranging large amounts of flowers(**) – it expressed Ninagawa’s style of worldview.
Taemin, who immediately sold out his Nippon Budokan Solo concert (July 1, 2) commented, “It was a concept that expressed my strong points to its best and I could focus on just shooting,” and showed an expression of satisfaction/approval.
(*) elegance and beauty, seductiveness, bewitching quality etc (**) Fresh / real flowers