"Smoking" - Street Photography
About the image
"Smoking" is a black-and-white photograph that captures a moment of contemplation and introspection. The act of smoking, often accompanied by a sense of solitude, can create a mood of introspection and reflection. By capturing this scene of a man smoking at Grant Park in Chicago, I've frozen a moment that invites viewers to contemplate the complexities of the human experience.
Black and white photography has a way of emphasizing contrasts, textures, and emotions within a scene, allowing the viewer to focus on the essence of the subject. In this case, the black-and-white aesthetic may enhance the mood and evoke a sense of timelessness.
Grant Park, as a location in Chicago, adds a cultural and geographical context to the photograph. It becomes a representation of the urban environment and the stories that unfold within it.
Photography has the power to convey emotions and narratives, sparking contemplation and connection. "Smoking" prompts viewers to reflect on the deeper meanings behind the act of smoking, the moments of solitude it can provide, and the thoughts and emotions that accompany it.
The limited edition nature of the photograph adds value and exclusivity, making each copy a unique representation of the captured moment and the artist's vision. It becomes a special piece of art for collectors and enthusiasts. My photograph invites viewers to reflect on the complexities of human experience and the power of introspection in our lives.
The limited edition nature of the photograph, with only 50 copies available, adds an element of exclusivity and rarity to the image.
Before you order
As metal print demand has grown, I only offer 7”X10” traditional prints directly from the website with a 11X14 white mat. If you prefer larger traditional print not offered on the website please contact me for pricing via text at 773-315-6842. All prints take at least 2 weeks turnaround ti