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Bleak Solitary Shoots

Shelbie Dimond Beatifully Captures a Cold and Emotional World

— December 8, 2011 — Tech
The expressive and tender photography by Shelbie Dimond is filled with emotions and exquisite solitude. The California-based photographer captures her subjects in stunning places around California and records their solitary life. The models' thoughts become vivid and intensified by Dimond's use of color and light.

The captivating tonality of these images gives this series a whole new level of meaning and expression. Nostalgia is a feeling that is strongly present through most of the pictures; there is an existentialist shadow that is emphasized by blues and greenish hues as well as black and white colors. Additionally, this rich palette of color makes these shots look vintage and retro, which helps to maintain the theme of solitude and deep introspection of the pictorials.

The photography by Shelbie Dimond is beautiful visual poetry.
Trend Themes
1. Emotive Photography - The trend of using expressive and emotive photography to capture solitary moments and emotions in subjects.
2. Nostalgic Tonalities - The trend of using colored and black and white tonalities to capture a sense of nostalgia and existentialism in photography.
3. Vintage Aesthetics - The trend of using retro and aged aesthetics in photography to maintain a theme of solitude and introspection.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Portraiture Photography - Fashion and portraiture photography industries can use emotive photography to capture deep emotions in subjects and create a sense of nostalgia or introspection.
2. Fine Art Photography - Fine art photography industry can utilize these trends to create and showcase stunning works of art that capture a sense of emotions and nostalgia in their subjects.
3. Social Media and Visual Advertising - Social media and visual advertising industries can use these trends to create engaging and emotive visual content that captures the attention and emotions of viewers.
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