Photographer Covers Models In Honey. The Result Is Pure Awesomeness

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It always amazes me how photographers and artists come up with such bizarre and incredible ideas. Where do they get their inspiration? Take this exhibition for example, the premise: cover models in honey and photograph them.

Photographer Blake Little decided to cover his portrait models in gallons of sticky-sweet honey. Representing a diverse range of ages, ethnicity and body types, the result is similar to fossils being preserved in amber.

He wanted them to look frozen in place to evoke sensuality and drama, with their positions and limbs exaggerated by the molten material hanging from them. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

 

Blake Little doesn’t photograph just your average models.

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Instead he covers them head-to-toe in a think layer of honey.

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The amber substance makes them look almost statue like.

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Little uses a variety of models.

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… and turns their bodies into a dripping works of art.

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To complete the photoshoot.

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…Little used 900, 5-lb jugs of honey.

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The honey diffuses the individual characteristics of each model.

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…making the models almost unrecognisable.

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Little chose to name the series Preservation 
…it’s not hard to see why…

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Check out the video for a closer look at Little’s project…

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