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The ‘Neon’ Series by Hid Saib Takes an Ecstatic Turn on Portraits

By: Eric Westcott - Published: Apr 5, 2014 • References: site.hidsaib and rsvlts
Photographer Hid Saib adds glow-in-the-dark paint to these black light portraits to give them a mystical sci-fi feel. The typical portraits that photographers take capture the natural feel of the subject as they will use natural skin tones and light to create their portraits. Hid Saib takes a funky route to his portraits as specific features pop with the help of black light and glow-in-the-dark paint.

Saib is able to direct your eye with the use of paint around his subject’s eyes and lips. Each portrait looks as though the person has just finished a long energetic night at a rave. Some of the paint jobs even give off the feel of a native tribal war paint feel, with lines of paint dripping down ones face and a blocked of section of paint across one person’s eyes.