Posted: 02/06/15 09:09 | 15 Comments
The above video is OCA student Blas’ response to Assignment 4 of the Art of Photography Course.
The assignment asks you to choose a suitable subject to show Shape, Form, Texture and Colour through Light.
“The subject I’ve chosen to develop this series of pictures is a marine shell called “Venus Comb Murex”. My source of inspiration was a picture by Andreas Feininger, which presents a tiny marine shell in an unusual way, exploring a new perspective of it.
Because I’m very interested in the relation between photography and other arts, and music in particular, I try to use music as way to transmit and emphasize the way I feel a particular picture.
And in this case it is entirely inspired by a piece of music by Claude Debussy, The sunken Cathedral. I imagined this creature as a complex and intricate structure, sunk in the sea bed, like a living cathedral, with all the majesty and grandeur. In the same way that a cathedral is a human masterpiece, this small marine shell is a masterpiece of Nature.”
Visit Blas’ blog here to see more.