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Russian Photographer Captures The Beauty Of Women’s Bodies With B&W ‘Bodyscapes’
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Russian Photographer Captures The Beauty Of Women’s Bodies With B&W ‘Bodyscapes’

Russian photographer Anton Belovodchenko creates natural forms from nude female figures. Artfully shot, the suggestive photos look like sculptures of dancers or yogis, contorted in way that sometimes masks the human form.

A bodyscape, traditionally, is an artistic style where closeup photographs of the human form convey the impression of landscape. While Belovodchenko does have some experience photographing nature, this series reminds us more of Yakovlev’s work.

What do you think of the series? Are these bodyscapes, or something else altogether?

More info: 500px | Instagram | Pinterest | Deviantart (h/t: 500px)

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KarenMiller
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6 years ago

When you're slender and stretched, the bones show. Doesn't necessarily indicate concentration camp skinniness. Beyond that, most of these are very muscular women. I think they're beautiful. Do they represent the Only beauty? Of course not, no one ever said so. Haunting, strong, stark, memorable. Kudos to the artist.

LunarAurora
Community Member
6 years ago

So, do you want him to photograph fat women? These models are beautiful and extremely healthy, I really don't see your problem. Also, the spine bones are showing just because of the streching.

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AngieCates
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6 years ago

Unbelievable how much judgement can just take over a post.

AshleyAbney
Community Member
6 years ago

I think it's a beautiful idea...I wish there was more body shape and shade variation. He's Russian and likely was photographing Russian women...and that's why most of them are thinner and lighter skin tone. Russian women tend to naturally be on the very thin and petite side, which is also beautiful... but I would love to see him photographing and representing women of the world of all shapes and shades...I think it would have more impact that way. Beautiful photography though, regardless. Perhaps he'll expand his work in the future.

KirstyClark
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6 years ago

I don't think that every artwork needs to represent every person and every shape. Political correctness has gone too far in that there now seems to be an expectation if someone represents someone as thin / white / blonde they now need to show fat / asian / black / brunette . His work is beautiful. The fact it is only one shape is a part of his art. No one asks for the Mona Lisa to be painted 10 times to represent every woman. Enjoy it in its simplicity.

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KarenMiller
Community Member
6 years ago

When you're slender and stretched, the bones show. Doesn't necessarily indicate concentration camp skinniness. Beyond that, most of these are very muscular women. I think they're beautiful. Do they represent the Only beauty? Of course not, no one ever said so. Haunting, strong, stark, memorable. Kudos to the artist.

LunarAurora
Community Member
6 years ago

So, do you want him to photograph fat women? These models are beautiful and extremely healthy, I really don't see your problem. Also, the spine bones are showing just because of the streching.

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AngieCates
Community Member
6 years ago

Unbelievable how much judgement can just take over a post.

AshleyAbney
Community Member
6 years ago

I think it's a beautiful idea...I wish there was more body shape and shade variation. He's Russian and likely was photographing Russian women...and that's why most of them are thinner and lighter skin tone. Russian women tend to naturally be on the very thin and petite side, which is also beautiful... but I would love to see him photographing and representing women of the world of all shapes and shades...I think it would have more impact that way. Beautiful photography though, regardless. Perhaps he'll expand his work in the future.

KirstyClark
Community Member
6 years ago

I don't think that every artwork needs to represent every person and every shape. Political correctness has gone too far in that there now seems to be an expectation if someone represents someone as thin / white / blonde they now need to show fat / asian / black / brunette . His work is beautiful. The fact it is only one shape is a part of his art. No one asks for the Mona Lisa to be painted 10 times to represent every woman. Enjoy it in its simplicity.

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