Posts by Sarah Ann Loreth

June 18, 2017

Interview: Biologist Discovers Intense Moments of Beauty Hidden in Small Details

Aspiring biologist Cristina Hoch has a love for the natural world that runs deep within her dark and emotive images. Be it the way light falls on a subject or the universe of freckles on a face, Cristina's ability to pair small life moments with intense human emotion leaves you feeling a connection to the vulnerability of each subject. Her unique style of pairing strong shadows with bold contrast lends to a powerful experience for her audience.

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March 12, 2017

Interview: Fantastical Vignettes Capture Magical Moments in a Dreamlike World

In search of refuge from the bustling urban landscape of Birmingham, England, photographer Adam Bird finds quiet sanctuary in the forests that he uses to create his fairy tale worlds.  He brings into focus creative stories from his mind while incorporating deep human emotion. This powerful combination invites his audience into the dreamy, fantastical scenes.

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October 24, 2016

Interview: Key Moments of Classic Fairytales Revealed Through Minimalist Photography

Growing up with an old copy of Grimm's Fairytales next to her bed, German photographer Laura Zalenga has always had creative stories inside of her—they were just waiting to find the right medium for expression. When Laura stumbled upon photography, she instantly fell in love and began teaching herself how to use her camera. The device was a way to release the emotions she was feeling and create compelling visual stories.

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July 18, 2016

Interview: Portraits of Medieval Knights Reimagined as Fearless Women by Kindra Nikole

If you've been following along on My Modern Met, you've probably seen the dreamy and surreal imagery of Seattle-based photographer Kindra Nikole. For her latest series entitled Árísan, Kindra drew inspiration from a visit to Glastonbury, the legendary resting place of Arthur, King of the Britons (aka King Arthur). The photographer now captures the essence of the ancient castle ruins and imbues its historical setting with new meaning.

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