The World Swimsuit Creative Team

The World Swimsuit 2015 adventure in the island paradise of the Maldives is almost here. In just 48 hours we’ll be coming to you live from the first resort PER AQUUM NIYAMA in the Maldives. Excitement and anticipation levels are high and we are in high gear making sure that every swimsuit gets packed and the whole team is ready!

In the build-up to our departure on this fantastic journey we have started introducing you to the team of World Swimsuit models we’ve assembled. Now for the creative power behind the journey - The photographers and TV crew are the experts who bring out the natural beauty of the locations and the models. It’s another star studded team that will be joining us this year. Let’s introduce them to you.


Daniella Midgenge

Daniella Midgenge

Daniella is an incredible photographer from Sweden and also the first female photographer to shoot for World Swimsuit. Her work is incredibly sexy and we can’t wait to see the images produced from her time with us in the Maldives. Daniella is first up to shoot with Genevieve Morton, Tatiana Pajkovic, Maja Krag and Jessica Buchanan.

Gavin Bond

Gavin Bond

Legendary British photographer Gavin Bond once again joins the World Swimsuit team and will start his journey at the second slice of paradise on the island resort of Bandos. Gavin is very well known for his beautiful, intricate work with great attention to light and form as well as his incredible celebrity portraiture. Gavin is shooting with Samantha, Solveig Mork Hansen and Daniela Lopez Osorio.

Jacques Weyers World Swimsuit

Jacques Weyers

This man needs no introduction as his name is synonymous with the incredibly beautiful images in World Swimsuit year after year. Jacques returns with the World Swimsuit family to the idyllic paradise of the Bandos resort, Jacques will be shooting with Xenia Deli, Candice Boucher, Bianca Koyabe, Gabriela Cruz and Carly Lottering.

Assisting the three photographers this year is assistant Ian Engelbrecht, Ian is an integral part of the team as the photographers depend on his energy and expertise to make everything fly.

TV CREW - Videographers

Ross and Pete

The crazy fun-lovin' criminals from last year return to create laughter and beauty with their antics.

Peter Verster-Cohen and Ross Hiller make up the team from the Video Cartel and then we welcome a new team member Paul Charles, Paul is a talented videographer from South Africa and he will also be in charge of our photographic drone, which we can’t wait to try out!

Sadly however we will missing the head master of mischief, videographer Richard Flare Hughes as he and his wife are expecting their second baby to be born while we are on shoot. Richard will still be editing all of the footage we collect, so he won’t be too far away in spirit.


The all-important creatives who make sure that the gorgeous models look their best. Behind the scenes you’ll often find them making sure the photographers are wearing sunscreen and safe guarding the girls against wardrobe malfunction. We have Natasha Papadopoulos on hair, Merle Titus on Make-up and Cally Palmer styling all the shots.

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