Enchanted Forest

 

Elena Helfrecht, is a self taught German photographer. Her work was influenced by the dark forests and the folklore of Bavaria. The goal of Helfrecht’s imagery is to visualize human thoughts and emotions. With the medium of photography she captures reality and alters it digitally to show what lies beneath the physical surface.

   

         

 

Until Kingdom Comes



Simen Johan born in Norway in 1973, who darkly explores the human proclivity towards fantasy and our attempts, knowing or otherwise, to alternate realities for ourselves. Merging traditional photographic techniques with digital methods, Johan creates each of his images from as many as one hundred negatives, having first constructed or discovered each element and photographed it on film. Across his body of work, the viewer is urged to ponder the relationship between the real and the artificial or imagined.







Black to Earth (NSFW)

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On the last day of Black History Month, The Human Gallery presents images from the collection of Gregory Prescott.  Here Prescott brings stunning artistic nude images of African American men and women connecting with the earth.  Not often do we see people of color in this light and this series is a great way to close out, artistically, Black History Month; showcasing diversity in the world of art photography.  Continue reading

Call of the wild

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It is rare that a photographer can excel at capturing the beauty of both a human and an animal in the same photograph. Katerina Plotnikova does just this. It is not either the person or the animal that is the focal point of the picture, but how they interact together. The results are simply stunning. Continue reading

Wonderland

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Alexandra Sophie is a young self-taught fashion and illustration photographer who has already amassed a huge online following. She agreed to test the Petzval artistic lens and used it to create delicate and beautiful nature-themed images. With this series she explores femininity vs nature: Continue reading