Double Vision

Photo essay

by Ali Mobasser
When I first started taking photographs I saw the camera as a tool that could convey my thoughts. I took notice of artists such as Duane Michals, John Hilliard, Sophie Calle and Hiroshi Sugimoto, who made art using a camera. The artists I looked at all seemed to have a dedication to the process of photography in their work. They seemed to have a respect for the history of this relatively young art form and used its power’s of registering a slice of time along side their own artistic philosophies to push its boundaries as an art form. The aim in my work is to ask questions of the viewer and create a visual conversation. By blurring the designated genres of photography, I allow the work to hypothetically take it’s own path. Photography has always used its effortless aesthetic lure to seduce the viewer but there is a concealed part to the picture that interests me. Photography is a very complex language. Creating art is only one facet of this brilliant medium and it's the continual discovery of this wonderful language that inspires me >>>



by Parchin on

This is absolutely phenomenal.


Some of these look like child molestors & their victims.

by Anonymouse on

Everything is sacred.



by Aref-Adib on

Thanks for sharing!


Phenomenal images

by Monda on

Your choice of subjects are interesting but your compositions doubly penetrating. Even the pipes have stories to tell!

Ari Siletz

Symmetry transformations

by Ari Siletz on

In each case, a mental symmetry operation transforms one side of the panel into the other. A close to the surface example is #29 where the invariants are the heat and steam elements. What is being displayed is the mental process of invariant recognition--a hidden element in art. The individual halves act as metaphors for each other, demonstrating the very concept of metaphor.

These works are extremely abstract artistic thinking.  


Your 'lighting controlled'

by benross on

Your 'lighting controlled' works are masterful. Few can take portraits as you do. Decide whether you want the subject come to your camera or your camera go to the subject. You are particularly gifted with the first.


I don't get it

by onlyinamrica on

Is it before and after or just look alike or something like that. I am sorry. I guess I am not sophisticated or open minded enough to see the depth and the meanings.

Jahanshah Javid


by Jahanshah Javid on

You're work is absolutely wonderful. Each and every one grabbed me.


Ali jan,

by Midwesty on

Very interesting how you experiment with contrast, composition, light and texture. Portraits are exceptionally hard. Thanks! Enjoyed it.