The photographer Emily Blincoe is a recent favourite of mine. In her own words, she ‘finds inspiration in faces, shapes, colors, light and the quiet little moments’.
The combination of shapes, colours and light are prominent features of my favourites – her arrangements of objects, featured here. I find them incredibly aesthetically pleasing – and the ones featuring food also make me incredibly hungry.
Apart from the aesthetics, the images make me think of a question that I’ve often wanted to ask artists: how do you know when you’re finished? How does Emily Blincoe, for example, know where the different objects in her arrangements need to go? Is it a trial and error process? And how do you know when it’s right?
Anyway, without further ado, here are the pictures in question: