A Process of "Forced Symmetry"

My creative process for an ongoing series that I call ‘Exploring Pareidolia’ takes advantage of a live, in-camera, digital reflection effect which produces symmetrical views of everyday scenes and still life. By subtly repositioning and rotating the camera’s perspective while in this mirrored mode, I am able to align the resulting geometric patterns in ways that create grotesque hearts, winged creatures, war masks, genitalia, otherworldly artifacts, and fantastic beasts - illusions that elevate the mundane in a very Rorschachian way.

 
 
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Faces

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Shapes

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Geometry

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