Architectonic Pictures by Charles Brooks Illuminate the Atmospheric Interiors of Historic Devices — Colossal
A pipe organ soars like a skyscraper-lined boulevard and a Steinway piano’s motion mechanism transforms right into a sun-speckled tunnel in atmospheric images by Charles Brooks (beforehand). His ongoing Structure in Music sequence highlights the interior buildings of famend devices, imbuing the interiors with ethereal mild. Bringing the digicam inside a wide range of string, brass, keyboard, and woodwind devices, he affords distinctive perception into hardly ever seen textures, particulars, and patinas. He angles the digicam from a low viewpoint, mimicking the attitude of standing in a grand area and searching up at architectural particulars like columns or skylights.
Brooks has performed cello for many of his life and for 20 years, carried out in orchestras all over the world, fueling his curiosity about how devices are made and who constructed or performed them. Except you’re a luthier, it’s unlikely you’ll ever see the within of a violin, so the photographer needed to spotlight the precision and individuality of all kinds of examples. Proffering glimpses of a variety of interiors—the place the true magic occurs—Brooks highlights the volumes and elements designed to permit sound to swell all through meticulously assembled kinds.
You should purchase prints of lots of Brooks’ images on his web site, and observe updates on Instagram.
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