Monday, February 22, 2010

Southern Depictions

Southern Depictions - photographs by Donna Pinckley at Lens Culture. "...Earlier this year, I was invited to be the sole juror in a photography competition sponsored by The Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado. I was especially pleased that this competition was limited to only black-and-white photography, which holds a special place for me.
As part of my assignment, I was asked to select one 'personal favorite' portfolio, which I would be able to present in Lens Culture, as well. I chose these wonderfully rich and quirky portraits by Donna Pinckley of young kids at leisure. They seem absolutely real, alive, a bit quietly suspended in time, and surreal all at the same time. And I love the incidental objects that fill each of the surroundings."


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