Friday, October 5, 2007

An Image A Week: Grant Ernhart

I came across the work of Grant Ernhart today (via Conscientious) and quite enjoyed his series' Alone at Sea & I Trust You'll Take Care. His photographs often explore the anomalous beauty found in the landscape, which initially made me think of the work of Ian Baguskas. Ernhart's attention to the idiosyncratic relationships between the built and natural world are shown as simultaneously harmonious and discordant. There is a nice duality in his work, not to mention in Ernhart's life. He used to be a biathlete (the combined skill of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting) before laying down his rifle for a camera.