I am in quarantine with your shadow is a photography series that I take on Corona virus Disease (COVID-19) period on 2020. Living under the shadow of corona virus changed our life.
I am in quarantine with your shadow photography art project technical description
The photo equipment which I used for this photography project was Canon 6D and canon 50 mm 1.8 Lens. Canon 6D is an amazing camera for Low Light photography.
It should be noted I toke this photos during the golden hour. Furthermore in photography, the golden hour is the period of daytime shortly after sunrise or before sunset, during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is higher in the sky. with other words The period of time shortly before sunrise and shortly after sunset is called the “magic hour,” especially by cinematographers
shadow as a subject in my photos
Obviously since I started to photography, every time I was searching for a unique subject for my photography. Especially between years 2001-2003 I did lots of photography with shadows topic, but all of them was with black and white film.
While 2013 I’m moving from countries to another country, in this case I didn’t had a chance for taking them with me, but now i decide to stay in Berlin, I will bring my all photographs from my home tow Tabriz to Berlin. really i miss them.
Artists who used Shadow as a subject in Photography
using shadow and light, magic in photography
1. George Mayer
George was born in Nizhny Tagil, Russia in 1985. In 2004 he graduated from the Ural College of Arts and Crafts with honors where he majored in environmental design.
Up to 2007 he worked as an interior designer. He participated and became a prize winner of Russian national contests of architecture and design. His works were published in professional books and periodicals for architects and designers by such publishing houses as Tatlin and University Press.
Moreover in 2008 he has been taking part in well-known international photo contests such as Photography Masters Cup (USA), The Spider Awards (USA), National Portrait Gallery Awards (UK), Maestro Photo Contest (Russia).
in year 2011 George Mayer won the Russian photo contest Young Photographers of Russia. The contest projects were exhibited in Kazan, Moscow, at the international art festival in Marsciano (Italy) and were published in professional editions.
In 2011 George was the winner of the photo contest The Spider Awards (USA) where he won Photographer of the Year, Outstanding Achievements in Black-and-White Photography.Website
2. Solve Sunsdbo
Norway-born, London-based fashion photographer and filmmaker Solve Sundsbo have garnered respect for his otherworldly concepts, stylistic versatility, and open-mindedness towards new technologies, from 3-D scanning to hand-painted retouching.
He has shot for publications such as Italian Vogue, Love, Visionaire, V, Interview, i-D, NYTimes, Chinese Vogue, Vogue Nippon, and W Magazine. His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, from group shows to solo displays such as ‘Perroquets’ in 2008 and ‘Rosie and 21 Men’ in 2013.
Solve has produced imagery for major fashion and beauty brands including Chanel, Armani, Cartier, Mugler, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Guerlain, Givenchy, H&M, Lauder, Sergio Rossi, and Boucheron. He has directed short films for Chanel, Gucci, , LOVE, NYT imes, Nike, and SHOW studio.
His NY Times piece, ‘14 Actors Acting’ won an Emmy Award for New Approaches to News and Documentary Programming in 2011. Solve also received high praise for his images of the Alexander McQueen archive shot for the catalog of the celebrated ‘Savage Beauty’ retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum.
Francis Giacobetti is one of the greatest French living photographers. He photographed the most beautiful women in the world, the biggest stars, and was the friend of the greatest artists, including César and Francis Bacon.
He is above all, for many French, the man behind the photograph of the poster of the movie Emmanuelle. On October 17, 2017, Artcurial, in Paris, proposes to a whole generation that has grown up with his stylistic vocabulary a monographic auction sale of his work.
On the whole For the first time, the photographer selected 33 emblematic images, drawn from his archives of more than 55 years. more…
4. ED MEHRAVARAN
Ed Mehravaran was born in 1987 in Tabriz-Iran. He studied Design and New Media. Photography and Cinematography became his favorite form of artistic expression. He kept on learning and mastering his technique in lighting, retouching, coloring. His wide area of work speaks of his keen interest in expressing his many ideas. He has been working for various fashion and lifestyle brands and is always happy to explore new visual opportunities in photography, film, and design. more..
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Amazing! These photos look so good!
thank you so much dear Anael, also on this link you could see more portraits: https://edmehravaran.com/album/portrait/
beautiful colours, I love it!
thank you so much dear Sophia
I love these pictures so much!!