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Blog Category: 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 unforgettable journey along...

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...

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 newspaper El...

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’...