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.

   

         

 

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

Honey

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Full buckets of honey are dumped on the bodies of Blake Little’s human subjects, from young babies, to athletes, to 85-year-old women, drenching them in the gooey, golden syrup. For photo series, Preservation, the photographer uses the sticky stuff to capture varying body types, ages, races, and sizes like flies trapped in amber. “The honey has a way of democratizing people, to transform them in kind of a universal way,” Little explains in the behind-the-scenes video below. Continue reading

Alone for Valentines (NSFW)

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Valentine’s Day comes around each year to remind single people that they are single. Gregory Prescott captures erotic moments of his subject during alone time. We don’t all need a Valentine’s. These images are from his self published book, Erotic Interludes. Continue reading

Knots

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Klaus Kampert shows us the human figure from his unique perspective in his stunning photographs. He uses ballet dancers as models to achieve poses that morph the body into abstract forms.
His carefully constructed lighting arrangements also help to sculpt the forms into new shapes. Klaus says that the images are concerned with displaying the “constant pursuit of beauty, grace, achievement and perfection” to the viewer Continue reading