Category Archives: Hidden Beauty

Rotten Apples

I have photographed some rotten apples in my garden, which I think work really well as a series. Advertisements

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Shoot One

I decided to explore the rural and industrial areas in my town over a few days. However, I don’t feel that I could create a series of photos from what I have taken. Below are a few of the photos.

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Stephen Gill

Stephen Gill mainly takes photos of the area in which he lives- Hackney, London. He photographs places that are run-down, but often he includes an element of juxtaposition, for example, in his series ‘Hackney Wick‘, a swan under a graffiti … Continue reading

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Niagara- Alec Soth

Alec Soth’s Niagara illustrates the area surrounding the infamous Niagara falls. Although a beauty spot, the Niagara falls attracts more than nature fanatics, it has become a hotspot for couples to elope to and carry out affairs in seedy motels. … Continue reading

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Walking the High Line- Joel Sternfeld

Joel Sternfeld’s ‘Walking the High Line’ is a great example of hidden beauty. The ‘High Line’ is an elevated abandoned railway line that runs through the heart of Manhattan. Sternfeld was part of a group of local residents who formed … Continue reading

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Hidden Beauty

Below is a Susan Sontag quote, which talks of ugly beauty, and I highly agree with her opinion basically that ‘Beauty is within the eye of the beholder’. Nobody ever discovered ugliness through photographs. But many, through photographs have discovered … Continue reading

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Keith Arnatt: ‘I’m a Real Photographer’

‘I’m a real Photographer’ is a collection of nineteen series of Photographs by Keith Arnatt that span 30 years, from 1972- 2002. The book accompanied an exhibition by the same name at the Photographers Gallery in London in 2007 which … Continue reading

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