Title She Knows Medium digital photo Size 12 x 16

Drew Hoffman – Photography Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine – 2017 Photography Competition

Drew Hoffman – Blacksburg, VA

I am an experimental photographer, focusing primarily on abstract portraiture. I often use fabrics, colored lighting, and reflective surfaces like windows or even fun house mirrors to distort my models. This recent shoot was a significant departure for me, and very much a collaborative effort. A great and good friend had just watched an Amy Winehouse documentary, and found a few parallels to her own life. We discussed our mutual fondness of the music, and how we were affected by Winehouse’s story. We decided to try to channel a little of that energy – – the loneliness and desperation – – into a very simple photo shoot. Our intention was to convey real emotion, in a stark setting, without props or an implied storyline.

Title There Is Nothing Left Medium digital photo Size 12 x 16
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There Is Nothing Left
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Title When It's Hopeless Medium digital photo Size 12 x 16
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When It’s Hopeless
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Title She Knows Medium digital photo Size 12 x 16
Title
She Knows
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12 x 16
Title Bottom Medium digital photo Size 12 x 16
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Bottom
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12 x 16

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