Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Marilyn Macros

I've also pursued the Thomas Allen concept of the cutout slightly further. I found a book featuring images of Marilyn Monroe throughout her career, glossy black and white photographs, both candid and professional.

I then proceeded to cut the hell out of the publication, turning the images into 3D miniature scenes. This is what I have come to love about this process, images seem to come alive when given perspective, popping out from the page.

I took these cutouts into the studio and played around with different lighting techniques, yet again adding another layer of context to these images.

Here's what i came up with:

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