Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Animal Photographs by Cally Whitman

Cally Whitham is a photographic artist from New Zealand, currently working and living  in the Rural North of Auckland. Cally Whitham studied two years of photography at Carrington Design School/Unitec. She takes artistic portraits of animals and birds in romantic light that brings out aesthetics of her subject giving her work a real oil painting effects. 

“My photographic voice is very romantic and nostalgic. I am a pictorialist at heart. I work on the idea of capturing a thought or feeling more so than the actual subject matter in front of me.”

The owl at the top is stunning, really. The dark background framing the owl makes its posture and features stand out giving him a personality that has a human resemblance.