Danish cowboy bares all in bid to be prime minister

From the article:

“John Erik Wagner, 51, has attracted global attention with his giant election posters featuring himself wearing nothing but a Stetson, a gun holster and a smile…..

“I’ve been trying to get elected for 10 years now, and this is my third election, so I thought I’d try something different,” he says. “Other candidates’ posters are boring – just like passport photos – so I wanted mine to surprise people.” ”

Read more:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/02/danish-cowboy-bares-all-prime-minister-election-posters

He may have taken it to the extreme, but there is no doubt this guy completely understands what’s required to stand out in marketing imagery. Even political/corporate photos should aim to be more than passport photos when we live in a saturated visual world.

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