Black and White Portrait Photography...Rick Smith, Silo CityPosted on August 11, 2015
The "Of Men" series began as a response to the idealized and youth focused culture in which we live. I wanted to create strong, black and white portraits that reveal the lines and the wrinkles that come with a life lived. Young and old -- these faces have stories. Knowledge, compassion and wisdom are not the only qualities revealed. Intensity, wariness, warmth and even acceptance are captured when the subject is, just for a moment, unguarded before the lens.