Strange rooms

The unabashed nudity and fetishist themes would seem to draw clear reference to the likes of Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin; though it’s the latter that more springs to mind when viewing Peter Coulson‘s hotel-based shoot. Like the mysterious, often surrealistic narratives that went into Bourdin’s works, Coulson delivers something that sits a little uneasy with the viewer. The room is sparse, the poses are unnatural, and inanimate objects somehow play a role. Half of the shots are brightly lit; in the other half, the room is shadowy and dark. Perhaps, in this world, it’s only dark when you’re alone.

tara natascha verkaik by peter coulson

You can decide your own narrative if you wish by clicking on the thumbnails above. Note that this shoot is NSFW due to nudity.

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