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an amateur photographer who takes pictures of people, objects and nature

Lao in Light (Part II)

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Illustration Photo,  @lao_ch_ part of the session “Lao in Light”.

Part I is visible on Instagram HERE

In this captivating portrait from the “Lao in Light” session, Lao’s serene and introspective gaze draws the viewer into a moment of quiet reflection. Her golden hair softly cascades over her shoulders, illuminated by a gentle light that highlights her natural beauty against a dark, minimalist background.

As Ansel Adams once said, “Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.” This image of Lao embodies that sentiment, capturing not just her likeness, but the essence of her calm and contemplative spirit.

The interplay of light and shadow in this photograph, reminiscent of the chiaroscuro technique, adds depth and dimension, creating an intimate and timeless portrait. Lao’s expression, tranquil and poised, invites us to pause and appreciate the subtlety and grace that lies within the simplicity of the moment.