Posts Tagged ‘familyportraits’

Photographer Recreates Portraits of Women In Her Family Going Back 200 Years

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Seven Generations of American Women” is a project by Los Angeles-based photographer Christine McConnell in which she recreated her family portraits going back 200 years. The series starts with her great-great-great-grandmother and ends in the present day.
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Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

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Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The portraits in “Best Case Scenario” are different. In each of the images in the project, lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther attempts to capture the reality of being a parent of young children. Things aren’t perfect and peaceful — life is often chaos.
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Photo Projects That Made For A Better 2013

Acknowledging the photo projects of 2013 that stand testament to the power of the still image

Dec 13, 2013 · Sarah Jacobs

Incredible Timelapse-like Aging Animation Made from Family Portraits

The video above is equal parts mind-blowing and unsettling. Created by filmmaker Anthony Cerniello with help from a couple of animators and a photographer, it’s a timelapse-like animation that captures the process of aging in a way we’ve never seen before. Read more…

Portraits of People Shelved with Their Possessions

Inspired by his father’s obsession with adding new shelves to walls, photographer and furniture design student Darragh Casey decided to shoot some family portraits that featured family members themselves shelved alongside some of their prized possessions. His project spans three generations of his family and is titled “Shelving the Body”.
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Futuristic Family Portraits Involving Skype Projections

In many Asian cultures it’s common for families to gather together for formal portraits on special occasions, but this tradition is becoming much harder to coordinate as more and more young people are moving abroad for work. Photographer John Clang has a new series of photographs that features an interesting solution to this problem: Skype webcam projections. Clang visited various individuals around the world and had them video chat with family members in Singapore. By projecting the feed onto a wall and having the entire family pose, Clang shot traditional-style family portraits with the subjects separated by thousands of miles.
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Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Slaying Family Photographs

Photographer Jessica Bjorn was recently hired by the Owen family to shoot some post-apocalyptic zombie slaying family portraits. The husband makes and sells chainmail armor and costumes through his Etsy store ChainCrafts, and made all the costumes seen in these photos using things such as hubcaps, soda tabs, and a railroad crossing sign.
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