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Portraits of adventure

Portraits of adventure

A new photographic exhibition at the Royal Geographic Society in London showcases 60 rarely seen images that capture the true spirit of adventure through the lens of leading landscape, portrait, action and travel photographers

Huntsville, Alabama, ca. 1970. William Eggleston (American, born 1939) Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt, 1991 (1991.1271) - © Eggleston Artistic Trust, Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York. More info here: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1991.1271

Huntsville, Alabama, ca. 1970. William Eggleston (American, born 1939) Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Frish Brandt, 1991 (1991.1271) - © Eggleston Artistic Trust, Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York. More info here: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1991.1271

“ ”Sometimes a Surma man will paint the girl to whom he is attracted. This provides an excellent opportunity not only to perfect his painting technique but also to get to know the woman of his desire....

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Sepia usually doesn't work for me but with the ominous clouds and silhouettes, the sepia makes the scene pop!