“This set of photographs represents my current and past emotions. Being in control, being powerless, stuck, being free again, etc. Think of it like a power struggle.”
Ben Zank gives poetry in his visual masterpieces. These surreal images of him being one helpless lost young man speak in volumes. Each framed thought sends a message of loneliness and despair. They are like these little doors to past pursuits – those days when you can’t help but drown in the need to fade away or run into the invisible world (so that no one can see you mourn).
The amount of light, the mood set in each image has so much to do with the over-all visual appeal. Every photo is not only a work of the imagination but a parallel world you’ve experienced once in your life. This is how I also feel connected to some of my favorite pictures from his gallery. Whether is mystery or oddity, fine art photography marries surrealism from his perspective.
The young photographer’s portfolio boasts various works that spell out his versatility and idealism. He has openly admitted that Rodney smith as well as Robert and Shanna ParkeHarrison are the photographers that have inspired him so much. Who’s your biggest inspiration with your surreal photography? What kind of creative processes have you experienced to achieve the kind of photography you’ve wanted to be distinct for?
Flap your wings and wander around his playground of thoughts, soliloquies and quirks. You can also check his profile here.