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Long exposure photography by Daniel Mercadante on the beaches and forests of Connecticut and also Guatemala (pix 3,4) where he and his wife Katina invited local kids to choose the locations.
The trails (inspired in part by the Mario Kart pathways of his gaming youth) are created by the simple but effective method of Daniel running around trailing a lighting rig.
Esther ten Wolthuis tweets:
O’Connell Street, Dublin from Nelson’s Pillar, 1964.
Howth lighthouse last evening.
(Thanks Reuben Fields)
The series is set in front of a matte black background and features two nude models whose skin has also been painted black. The works seek to unpack the negative aspects of the both the colour and its symbolism.
More of his work here.