Submerged Dancers Capture the Essence of Weightlessness

Los Angeles-based photographer Mallory Morrison's Water series captures the delicate beauty of the submerged female form. Her underwater photography of these women in their elaborate attire is like a collection of stills from a dream. There's an incredibly surreal quality to her work that plays with weightlessness, subtle movements, and graceful poses.

It's no surprise that Morrison has twenty-four years of dance experience as her images exude a melodic elegance in movement. There is a clear understanding of the human body, even under the pressures of water. The photographer works with professional dancers, challenging them and herself to capture the essence of weightlessness.

Mallory Morrison website
via [Artchipel]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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