May 9, 2022

Ultraviolet Light Reveals Radiant Hidden Beauty of Flowers

Artist Debora Lombardi shines a light on flowers in her new photo series—literally. The Italy-based designer and photographer uses ultraviolet light to capture the unseen beauty of these plants, revealing dazzling colors and patterns that are otherwise invisible during the daytime. Lombardi began this project at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With just a few tools and plants collected from the condominium garden, she was able to tap into a new world.

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May 1, 2022

Melancholic Photo Series Uses the Color Blue To Capture Experiences With Depression

To say one is “feeling blue” is a common way of expressing sadness. Fine art photographer Heather Evans Smith leans into this colloquial phrase in her photo series titled Blue to convey her experiences with depression as a woman in her 40s. The project also shows how this mental illness is pervasive at any age. As its title suggests, the photographs are united by a strikingly blue color palette.

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