Photos of body parts can be sexy. Or boring and everyday, depending on the editing choices you make. Body parts can be more impactful than a facial portrait when composition and lighting are the key factors in your final cut. Facial segments, hands, feet, necklines, backlines, navel dips — any and all fragments of the human …
Although these are very basic photographs, it shows the importance of angle. Simply by positioning the person and the camera a cetain way it brings out sections of the body larger and these two photos work very well with an unusual and unrealistic element.
Japanese photographer Yuichi Ikehata creates realistic sculptures of human body parts using clay, wire and paper. He then photographs the sculptures and merges them into unrealistic worlds to create Long Term Memory (LTM), an ongoing photographic series that “puts audiences in the ambivalent position of not knowing what is real and what is not.”
To empower modern women, photographer Kacy Johnson created ‘FEMALE’, a photo series that puts the spotlight on the bare backs of females. The inspiring photo project documents anyone around the globe who identifies as female, regardless of age, sex, ethnicities, and shapes.