“Anthropomorphism” – A Collection of Fine Art Photos in Shades of Blacks and Whites
Anthropomorphism is among others, the attribution of human behavioral or morphological characteristics to animals. As professional wildlife photographers, we are passionate about monkeys. In certain species such as geladas, colobus or vervet monkeys, we always find strange morphological or behavioral similarities with our human congeners. We are fascinated by their attitudes. We spend hours watching them living in groups.
In this collection, we chose the "shades of blacks and whites" style to better focus on these similarities. Eyes, hands, body language translate many emotions and feelings that human beings are capable of. It is absolutely fascinating and often very confusing. Despite these similarities, we are aware that it is certainly our imagination that plays tricks on us and that an animal remains above all an animal. The reaction of a wild animal is totally unpredictable. Although we often show an anthropomorphism that we often call primary, we are always aware. We take good care to stay away from their safe area without ever taking any risk.
But the fact remains that we will never contest the fact that we are certainly coming from a sort of monkey. The similarities in behavior are far too visible and disturbing in some species.
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