299 Poster Size photos of Damianne by D&L Bell Added June 16, 2012
This set is another one (see Rachelle Spring Goddess) done in a photo style exclusive to bodyinmind.com. We invented this style in order to create photographs that look like hand done artworks. These photos are not retouched in any way; they have come straight out of our photographers' cameras just as you see them here. We created this style not because we think drawing and painting are better than photography, but because we wanted to make art with our cameras. Photographers rarely create art. Maybe it's because it's so easy to make an image with a camera that photographers don't try very hard. It takes much more effort to create images with pencils and brushes - a lot more - so artists deliberate much more about what will go into their work and what will not. And this is the secret of art. Art is the depiction of the world of what could exist and should exist, so artists have to be inspired by the "rightness" of the images they imagine to find the energy and time to create them. Ourselves, we think depicting what could be and should be implies a realistic style: we want our dreams of beauty and perfection to actually exist in reality, otherwise they are not really worth having, are they? And photography is especially good at representing things in a realistic manner. Therefore we have created a style that combines the deliberation of the artist with the realism of photography. We think all women could be and should be as comfortable and confident with their beauty as Damianne and we have created photos of her in a style that minimizes the intrusion of the real world while leaving her planted firmly in it. Thus we have made art with reality itself.