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Bodyscapes

Lush landscapes created of flesh. Skillfully composed human bodies, organized into panoramic vistas take on an abstract, monumental quality. With names like Headless Horizon, The Cave of the Abdo-Men and Cut Throat Valley the series Bodyscapes by artist Carl Warner is an intriguing project.
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CW: My goal is always to achieve as much of the final image as possible within the camera. Subject matter needs to be composed with respect to the lens, the perspective and the scale of the scene, and lighting needs to be sympathetic to the mood and atmosphere I want to create.

Carl-Warner-Bodyscape-Desert-of-Backs Carl-Warner-Bodyscape-Headless-HorizonCW: I have a passion for creating and making images from things that most people would not take a second look at. I love finding pictures and beauty in the mundane and the banal. […] I am more of a photographic illustrator who creates something from nothing, transforming one thing into another by simply composing and lighting.Carl-Warner-Bodyscape-Cut-Throat-ValleyCarl-Warner-BodyscapesCarl-Warner-BodyscapesIt takes while to really see what is going on in these photographs. They remind a bit of the fascinating animations by Monty Python‘s Terry Gilliam:Terry-Glliam-animation-stillCarl-Warner-Bodyscapes-The-Cave-of-Abdo-men

Apart from the Terry Gilliam still,
images © Carl Warner

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