03.08.10 by Jeff

Ruud van Empel

Works by Ruud van Empel. What you are actually looking at are hundreds of photos that have been digitally combined together.

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel

Artist photographer Ruud van Empel













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • parker

    Really? That’s out of control.

  • WOW. This is so beautifully awesome. I want to see the process behind these so bad. I’d pay cash moneys to behold the wizardy. You hear me, Ruud?!?! CASH MONEYS

  • Thanks to Kate (http://www.twitter.com/katetropa) for pointing me to the artist!

  • Jimmy

    technique- and style-wise, this work is identical to some other photo-collage-grapher vaguely lodged in the back of my mind…. content-wise it’s different enough I suppose, and if I remember correctly I prefer Van Empel’s work to hers. I’ll have to hit the books when I get home to confirm.

  • SARA

    nice. some pierre & gilles influences

  • lisanne

    Jimmy, you mean Loretta Lux?

  • Yes, it is exactly like the missing link between loretta lux and pierre et gilles

  • JCD

    Stunning, I am totally taken in by these, excellent!





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