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Striking and Polished Photography by Aly King


A photograph of a woman with bright orange hair wearing a mask of flowersUntitled

Today’s featured artist, Aly King, is a professional photographer currently based in London, England. Her photography has been published in a number of well-known magazines including The Times, Life Magazine, and the Daily Mail.

 

Aly’s striking and polished photography really shows off the her talent for framing a shot. In her latest series, the Queens, she uses variations on lighting and costume to lend each model a well-defined persona, while keeping to a very cohesive overall concept. Depending on the needs of the client and the nature of the shoot, Aly’s photographs can range from stark and minimalist, to overtly theatrical.

 

A promotional photograph with two models wearing masquerade masksCommercial photo for Adhoc London

Recent works by the artist use flowers as a recurring motif. Flowers serve as elaborate headdresses and costumes for models, or as complex backdrops and settings, as in her series, Cynoza. More of Ali’s photographs are available on Aly’s website: www.aliking.net. Aly’s work is also available for purchase on Saatchi Online.

 

A screen capture of the Flux series on Ali King's websiteFlux series on Ali's website

A photo of a woman reclining on parched yellow groundUntitled


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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