Editing inspired by sculpture

For those who can’t view this on flickr, here is Incestipede.

What started as a simple self-portrait nude just to show off my pond turned into a Bourdin-esque harking back to my image Corolla and one of the most impulsive titles I’ve ever typed. There were so many hard decisions I had to take along the way of this bizarre edit, aware of a certain inspiration from the sculptures of Henry Moore. And it’s the first image from a new abode: we’ve just moved into a wonderful 60s character home and I can’t wait to further explore the artistic possibilities. Our cats love the open space both inside it and the rural vole-laden idyll around it, whilst I get perfect peace to write my new book, so it’s the start of a new chapter in more ways than one. I hope this invites a whole new spell of strange and beautiful images.

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Posted in Inspirations - References to other artists, My images - versions & outtakes on July 21st, 2011 | 8 Comments |

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Comments for “Editing inspired by sculpture”

    1. Felicitas
      4:00 pm on July 21st, 2011

      Wohoo, beuatiful new garden you have. How pictoresque. Wonderful.

    2. Bernie Greene Photography
      4:29 pm on July 21st, 2011

      Yeah it really shows off your pond :-)

      It has a great title and is well executed but is too disturbing for my taste.

    3. bruce barone
      5:49 pm on July 21st, 2011


    4. Carraol
      8:15 pm on July 21st, 2011

      Beauty and magic, a superb image!

    5. jestem
      2:48 am on July 22nd, 2011

      I adore Aniela sculptures.

    6. Debra Fadely
      12:54 pm on July 22nd, 2011

      The garden and pond are wonderful…..very interesting….the juxtapositioning of the figure….a little twisted but all the more beautiful in further exploration…..it does have a classic feel too…..I like that the flesh and the vegetation/water are all organic….both complimenting each other unlike a bronze or stone sculpture which although beautiful stands apart from it’s surroundings…

    7. Daniela M.
      6:30 pm on August 7th, 2011

      This is absolutely breathtaking. You have no idea how much you have inspired me in the last couple of months, especially since ready your book on self portraiture. It’s amazing! I’m trying going back to self portraiture and photo manipulations because of your inspiration. You’ve made it seem like it’s okay to photograph and create beautiful exotic pieces, even if people wont always “get it”. No more pretty flowers and sunsets for me, I’m ready to send out a message:).

    8. DJH
      2:25 pm on December 19th, 2011

      Beautiful. Such vibrant colours. I think you should post your locations too :-)

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