Category Archives: Contemporary Art Photography

Michelle´s two main ongoing contemporary art projects are

The Pool of Life, 2012- ongoing
Images that depict the poetry of the female form, alone in abandoned swimming pools.

Intertwining
In 2016 Michelle commenced a project called Intertwining images human form intertwines into the landscape and naturally adopts the very same environmental shapes, colours and textures as the nature around them.

The Pink Plastic Chairs of Mandalay

By Michelle Chaplow Contemporary art is all around us. Back in December, on my first-ever visit to Myanmar (formerly Burma), I took the river version of “the road to Mandalay” with The Strand Cruise – unadulterated luxury. But on my … Continue reading

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The “Pool of Life” at the Fundación Valentín Madariaga in Seville

By Fiona Flores Watson A strong dose of artist happiness was shared at the opening of the exhibition “Spin Off” at The Fundation Valentin Madariaga y Oya in Seville. Photos from the “Spin Off” opening. (From top, L to R) … Continue reading

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The contemporary still life

Modern day photography – the contemporary still life by Michelle Chaplow In terms of still life imagery, the world of photography takes inspiration from the great masters of classical painting, creating contemporary twists on traditional still life shots. Many living … Continue reading

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“My Takes” Collective Photography exhibition in Marbella, July 2016

“My Takes” series is simply a hotel photograph for its own sake. Continue reading

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Leo Matiz Documentary Photographer

By Michelle Chaplow Reflections on the very personal portraits of Frida Khalo by documentary photographer, Leo Martiz Photographer Leo Martiz was born in Colombia in 1917; he was brought up in Bogota and worked as a photojournalist for the national … Continue reading

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Documentary Photography, my thoughts

Documentary Photograpy – pondering on the subject. By Michelle Chaplow In the 20th century “Newspapers and magazines came to rely on photographic illustrations to underscore the meaning of their stories and, conversely, text was called upon to shape viewers’ understanding … Continue reading

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Hotel photography food for thought.

By Michelle Chaplow Hotels attract clients with intriguing “take me there” photos and I want to share four gastronomically-themed images with you today. Travellers are interested in local experiences, and what better experience than local cuisine? A selection of cheeses from … Continue reading

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A series of four images inspired by Japanese photographer Mitsuko Nagone “I am more than my face”

A series of four images inspired by Japanese photographer Mitsuko Nagone “I am more than my face” Continue reading

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El fotógrafo Español Xavier Ribas nos pone a reflexionar gráficamente sobre el tiempo y el lugar de ocio en su artículo “perfecta distracción”

En estos sitios tan especiales hay una gran diferencia, la gente, están creando su propio rincón, su propio paraíso. Continue reading

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Transmisión de las ideas – Yo soy más que una cara

La localización, el atrezzo y el vestuario fueron ideas propias de Sarah Gatward y la modelo Anais Servin Continue reading

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