There is an eerie truth to the incredibly captivating photographs of Stewart Isbell, who captures invisible presences in the night sky. While many photos use imagery to capture other senses such as taste, touch and even sound, 'Then Quietly They Came' is a series that convincingly taps into a sixth sense in its subjects.
The photos move through the motions of a presence that exists in the shot despite its physical absence, created both through lighting and staging of his unusual subjects. Whether in an abandoned farm, on a dark city street or an eerie living space, the photos capture scenes straight out of a horror film that incite raw fear in their viewers. This incredible shoot will surely send shivers down your spine.
Implications - The most appealing photography tells a story that is filmlike in nature while still subjective enough to stretch the boundaries of its viewers' imagination.