Tag: self portrait
Ben Zank is not your average 22 year-old photographer. This New York youngster will do anything for the perfect shot. And we mean anything! Zank captures the most amazing series of conceptual photographs with himself as the subject, creating strange, melancholic and sometimes surreal images that capture the viewer’s imagination.
Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi combines self-portraits with staged narratives to create stunning cinematic result. The images feel like scenes from old movies, with talented photographer cast as all the characters. Niemi refers to herself as a ‘one-man band’, as she always works alone. ‘I love every aspect of creating an image and would not want to give any of it away.’
Lee Materazzi’s images sit at the intersection of photography, sculpture, performance art and comedy. Her work is prompted by ordinary things from her daily life – a chair, a favorite blouse, a living room, or simply a person walking by on the street. I don’t know about you, but these photos seriously make me laugh. You’ve got to love a woman who isn’t afraid to wrestle with a vacuum cleaner; embrace peeled sheets of wallpaper; smear birthday cake on her face; or bury herself with her legs and head sticking out of the dirt on either side of a walkway…
What the WHAT?!?! Eric Testroete is a 3D arist from Vancouver, who made possibly the coolest Halloween costume ever – a paper-craft self portrait inspired by big-head mode seen in video games. Ok, you can’t tell me that you are not impressed right now. This is absolutely insane!!