PrizeHonorable Mention in Photography
Jennifer Orhélys's images feel like a breathless dream. The characters are beautiful but obscured; they feel close but just out of reach. The effect is mesmerizing like remembering a dream. Take a moment with her work; the more time spent with them, the more one appreciates her attention to soft, subtle details.
Bio Using images is my way of communicating with people. As a photographer interested in nature, society and beauty, I seek to engage my audience in the continuous and meaningful dialogue on these crucial topics. As strong and aesthetic as I can do, my photography is never imagery in itself. The eye is a part of the brain with its function of memory and consciousness of the mind. Photography makes it accessible to others; This is how I conceive of my work and my vocation in life.