I am a visual artist, and I work as an Ophthalmic Photographer, photographing retinal blood vessels. Especially in this project, my artwork has been influenced by what I do and see at my medical job.
My project Florafaunal Angiography is about combining the anatomical and aesthetic aspects of seeing. Each photograph is layered with an image of retinal blood vessels. The work becomes about the visual patterns and interactions that form between the images of blood vessels and nature's flora and fauna.
— Dayna Bartoli
Finalist, LensCulture Earth Awards:
Flowers float in a sea of liquid color, their images reflected on a mirrored surface thus creating vibrant, blooming metaphors for the overflowing human spirit.
At a time of personal crisis, self portraits can offer therapeutic reassurance that you are indeed alive, that you are surviving in the midst of trauma, and that you can endure.
takes us high in the air over dream-like tropical settings in this exquisitely printed, over-sized book.
Close-cropped, delicate details of the richly textured surfaces and skin of living animals — meditations on the beauty of nature.