Harlem Photographer Black Madonna Portrait
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Harlem Photographer Black Madonna Portrait

I could remember as if it was yesterday. 1998. Belly the movie. Directed by music video director Hype Williams. The lighting, the use of colours, the angles, the artwork. With DXM and Nas, two young brothers from the streets of Queens, New York. Tommy & Sincere

Harlem Woman Black & White Photo

The Black & White Photos in Tommy's crib was eye-catching and something I needed to know how to do. Some years later, I came across some of the photos and found out who the photographer was. Whiles opened up a whole new search to find out how and who photographed these beautiful images.

Thierry Le Goues ( www.thierrylegoues.com ) took me a few more years to take the time and sit and teach myself the Process of getting strong blacks with texture and whites highlights with lots of details. The Black Madonna Is one of the images I did with this Process.

Window Light Black & White Nude Photo

The term Black Madonna or Black Virgin refers to statues or paintings of the Blessed Virgin Mary in which she and the infant Jesus are often depicted with black or dark skin. The Black Madonna can be generally found in Catholic and Orthodox countries.

New York Advertising Photographer Donn Thompson Creative this image which he calls Harlem Black Madonna

Location: 152 West 124th Street, New York NY 10027.

1/80; f/5.0; ISO 50; 100.0 mm.

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