With a portfolio that ranges from stylized fashion shoots to more casual explorations of character, Sophie Van Der Perre’s photography exhibits a strong regard for the individual. The omnipresence of human life in her work provides an outlet for emotion that is not always accessible in landscape depictions. Coupled with the charisma only film can provide, viewers are invited to explore the depths of interesting composition.
Van Der Perre’s photos render the relationship between the subject and location as one. The outcome is an intense intimacy that allows viewers to absorb themselves in the aura of the frame. Yet despite this, the mysteries and imperfections behind Van Der Perre’s photos remain apparent, ultimately creating layers of meaning that are not always entirely obvious to the eye.