The Lens behind the Model. MM 13378 // 706336
This is primarily my portrait and nude work. For the Editorials and Environmental Portraiture... that's on my site or my blog...For all my self-portraiture, see my model-MM.
My work isn't about elevation, but cataclysms. I hope only to spawn thought and reflection- all private reactions to the visual and written forms of my art, in order to catalyze the viewer’s innate creative self. Through these private moments, awakenings and revelations of the viewer, I truly hope that they can then move to continue the cycle of inspired freedom of self. The beauty of the land captures my heart, and the ability to stand outside of the human existence as merely an observer to that which is almost obsolete to most eyes, is what drives my perspective as a photographer (and as writer). Through my own introspections and documentations I hope to create a span of imagery and writing to influence even the most closed of hearts to escape their own neighborhoods and immerse themselves in light and land. Explore, Experiment, Expand!
“Carly Erin O’Neil is a photographer who surveys her surroundings with a meticulous eye for color and composition. Her images hover between affection and despair as she manages to capture a gritty environment with a tremendous amount of sincerity.” – Myles Ashby- curator, PrintedArt
(the most up-to-date calendar is always posted on MM706336)
DC, NYC, Baltimore
Digital Photographer (EU)
Modern Estate Magazine
Casa de Estrelles Spa, Santa Fe, NM
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
The Little Death
Lady Rizzo and the Assettes
Ted Russell Kamp
Finalist: Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Award