Unusual underwater photos that look like paintings in the Baroque style
The Baroque art is known for its catchy svetimosti and dynamism. But oil paint, as it turns out, is not the only means available to the artist working in this style. Christy Lee Rogers (Lee Rogers Christy) personal experience proves that “draw” can also be… water! Can this be real? Not deceive either ourselves or you don’t, however, a certain amount of common sense in our words is, after all, If Rogers has reached a level of skill in photography, her works made for the camera, an untrained eye it is absolutely impossible to distinguish from the canvases painted in the Baroque style.
“Any day could be your last, and I knew I would not forgive myself if I did all I was capable of,” said Christy Lee Rogers in an interview Photofairs.
So, photo a La paintings authored by a native of the Hawaiian Islands. The project was called Muses.
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“The waking dream”
Each photo looks like the word picture of the XVII century, suddenly came to life. And all of them depicted people, silhouettes are artfully intertwined.
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“Reunion, Katherine, Carrie and Jane”
Lee Rogers has borrowed many techniques from the brightest representatives of the direction of Baroque painting: Caravaggio — the contrast between light and shadow, Gentileschi — a focus on the movement, the Rubens — a rich color palette.
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Pictures taken at night in the lit pool filled with water. No interiors or surreal landscapes, as fond followers of Baroque in painting.
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The plot of all the “paintings” are quite similar and thus carries a certain amount of drama.
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“Lose yourself again today”
It is not surprising, since the cycle of photo was shot Lee Rogers in the year when she experienced a series of bitter personal losses.
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“In seventh heaven”
“I had no choice but to let go of the situation and try to live life to the fullest. The idea was to get rid of all anxiety, stress, lies, to our true self was finally able to escape,” says the photographer.
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And a little of the glory
The masterpieces of girls-the photographer has received wide international recognition in the world of art: her works were exhibited in Paris and Shanghai, they were printed in Vogue, Elle Decoration, The Independent and not only. For “Harmony” Lee Rogers and all have received prestigious awards Sony World Photo Awards — 2019.