I found this portrait in Rankins Portfolio under Beauty, this image inspired a whole experiment that i did using cut out paper templates to imitate His work. I loved doing these photographs and i really liked the end result. I did them digitally and used photo shop to edit them after I had finished.
"Freedom Stairway" the one hundred steps leading down from the Rankin House toward the Ohio River. The John Rankin House in Ripley was a station on the Underground Railroad It was said that when a light shone in the window of Rankins home , it was safe for the slaves to approach. Rankin helped more than 2 thousand slaves to escape..Riply Ohio