Photographer's Note

Now for something VERY different, and I'm expecting most of you to dislike it - but I'm going to post it anyways.

Lets get creative and lets get scary.

Here we have a statue I photographed today at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Rob & Lars visited this same exhibition a few days ago. Its the work of Alberto Giacometti. He passed away in 1966 at the age of only 65.

Giacometti is famous for this sculptures, many of which are of men or women, in a very tall and narrow form. They are very interesting to view, and I really enjoyed it.

I wanted to try something creative with the lighting, as the 'usual' photo of the sculpture is quite boring. So I tried to create a story of my own with the subject. I wanted the man to be darkly lit, where you have trouble making out his features, less is more in this case.

Here we have one of his 7 foot tall male sculptures, and I shot it from behind. Using the monochrome setting and available light, I wanted to create a scary man, possibly lurking in someone's house. Or perhaps he looks like a tall alien. Whatever it may be, he's not wanted, and he is going to find you.

In the WS are two photos showing how the sculpture looks in bright light.

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