THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS | A PRO PHOTO & VIDEO BLOG

ARC Presents: Aneta Bartos

Posted in Photography by Nathan Lee Bush on December 30, 2010

Some of the best photographers and videographers in the world walk through our doors every day. ARC Presents is our series highlighting their work on our blog.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


The fashion world is perennially obsessed with the Victorian era, and with good reason. It is a period of relative stability and economic dynamism, exactly the conditions in which fashion takes a front seat in peoples’ minds. The styles of the era – opulent details set against simple dark forms – create a fascinating tension between new and old-world values, glittering technological progress and traditional order.

A gothic gloom pervades Aneta Bartos‘ amazing fashion and fine art photography. Arranged like classical portrait paintings, the subject sprawls in muted and claustrophobic rooms. The viewer feels transported to a darker and murkier, but in many ways more beautiful and romantic, era. A Victorian stuffiness, where one can practically see the dust in the air, is unhinged by the subjects rebellious demeanor. Aneta accomplishes all this with a combination of impeccable locations, subtle lighting and film stock choice.

——

Nathan Lee Bush is a photographer and filmmaker in New York City. His work is on his blog and site, and on Vimeo. He’s also on Twitter.

Advertisements
Tagged with:

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. […] And finally, on ARC’s own blog, Through The Looking Glass, we covered the newly announced entry in the mirrorless Battle Royale, the NX-11; and we highlighted the incredible moody fashion and fine art photography of Aneta Bartos. […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: