Scars: Portraits Both Surreal and Seductive

Jun 25, 2013 10:00am

Aneta Ivanova’s Scars project blends urban and natural landscape photography with portraiture to create a series of stunning black-and-white images.

All images © Aneta Ivanova

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Composited using a blending technique in Photoshop, the images combine silhouettes of the female form with natural and man-made settings for portraits both dreamlike and ethereal.

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Ivanova, who often serves as her own model, offers a different view from that of traditional portraiture.  “For me, photography is not about freezing the moment and stopping time’s flow,” says the 21-year-old, self-taught photographer from Varna, Bulgaria, “but about seeking and discovering the world around and inside us.”

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For more of Aneta Ivanona’s work, please visit her website.

See more featured photography curated by ABC News’ photo editors, and at Picture This, the ABC News photography blog.

 

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