Sunday, July 25, 2010

Complicated Narrative

Conceptual photographer, Marisa Howenstine created these imaginative, illustrative images, presented with detailed visuals that narrates a short story. Marisa is influenced by Mark Ryden and Ray Caesar, as well as poetry of Anne Sexton, Pablo Neruda and Sylvia Plath. Although Marisa states she 'research and collect extensive tears from relevant artists,' her process in creating a surreal world is entirely unique and merely her own vision.

Marisa is known to cover all aspect of her photography by producing, lighting, designing and finding props, scouting locations, wardrobe, and hiring crew and talents. With a background in graphic design and an English degree, Marisa utilizes her multi-talents to further and express her vision as a professional photographer.

Marisa Howenstine is based in Los Angeles and specializes in advertising and editorial photography.