Silver Winner

Rebirth of the Abandoned

Photographer

Appeal Photography LLC

Category

Fine Art Photography - Nudes

Company

Appeal Photography LLC

Submission Group

Professional

Year

2021

Country / Region

United States

The series was created in an abandoned church in Havana, Cuba, featuring the model Katarin, a student at the University of Havana and Martial arts athlete. The goal was to convey -- through the contrast of strong, youthful beauty and a structure crumbling and surrendering to time -- a sense of rebirth and celebration of life...and that the light has not been completely vanquished from this once-revered place.



The logistics of the shoot were challenging. Our small team climbed fences, descended steep walls and carefully navigated all manner of debris in the structure. During the shoot we were in the company of hundreds of bats who had taken up residence in the building.

Credits

Producer
Lís Nuñez
Model
Katarin
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