ArtsyHome.com
Eva Brown Artisan
,
evambrown@aol.com home page:
 

Eva Brown

About Eva Brown

Artist Statement

My photography seeks to expose the complexity inside the subject- I often alter a subject in ways that make me see it anew, treating slides or preparing flowers, for example. I often shoot images which I find pleasurable and sensual, but I also move past the “prettiness” of a flower to create an experience that has an emotional component. As I witness the life cycle of the subject, the decline and death of a flower is as interesting to me as its prime. Part of the fascination of flowers as subjects is their impermanence.
When I shoot an image that works for me, there is an “aha!” moment, a sense of completion that can’t be easily explained, since the shot was only minimally planned. I like to explore subjects in the moment rather than setting a scene carefully. I move around the subject, finding surprises in it. I may start with an overall view, but as I move in closer I find an intricacy of detail and a wider range of color. If the flower as a whole is a wrapped present, the close-up is the gift inside the package.
In my profession as a psychotherapist I often notice parallels between my clinical work and my photography. With clients, as with images, I may have a general structure in mind, but I respond to what’s being presented to me, and my ideas evolve as I see more. With clients, as with images, I try to create an appealing setting to allow the experience of deeper levels of imagination and experience.

Sort By

Newest Item
Price (High)
Price (Low)

fine art photog...

by Eva Brown

$300.00

ArtsyHome