Dana Hursey’s “Stalwart: The Working Class Family”

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The inspiration for Dana Hursey’s “Stalwart” shoot was like so many of his personal projects. “The visual just popped into my head. In this case I certainly draw from my own childhood where these iconic figures were the norm, or at least the illusion to aspire to.”, comments Hursey.

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Dana can see a bit of himself , his siblings and parents in each of these caricatures. He has recently been pursuing a style that attempts to capture a small touch of an illustration feel, while remaining photographic in nature.

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Hursey continues to say, “I use this to varying degrees depending on the subject, content, and story I am trying to tell. Simply put; I’m playing… and its fun! I am continuing to pursue imagery that has a somewhat “retro” feel to it (some have called it Norman Rockwell-esque) and am creating another series on a different theme, but still with references to the past.”

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Hair & Make-up: Tania Russell                                                                                          Wardrobe: Holly Copeland                                                                                             Retouching: Lisa Carney & Dana Hursey

To see more of Dana Hursey’s work go to his website and Altpick.com page.

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2 Responses to Dana Hursey’s “Stalwart: The Working Class Family”

  1. Dave Bradley says:

    Nice shots, very illustrative. No biggie, but the Boy Scout salute is wrong


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