TIFA 2021 Fine Art / Nudes

Taijitu

  • Prize
    Silver in Fine Art/Nudes
  • Company
    George Mayer Studio
  • Photographer
    George Mayer
  • Technical Info
    Sony Alpha 7riii; Planar 50mm; Iso 50; 1/160 Sec; F/1,4
  • Photo Date
    1 Jun 2021

The light on the nude female figure symbolizes the Taijitu symbol. Taijitu is a symbol representing the religious and philosophical tradition of Taoism (also called Daoism). The term means a ‘diagram of the supreme ultimate,’ and it refers to the famous Chinese concept of yin and yang, of opposites existing in complete harmony.

George was born in Nizhny Tagil, Russia in 1985. In 2004 he graduated from the Ural College of Arts and Crafts with honors where he majored in environmental design. Since 2008 he has been taking part in well-known international photo contests such as Photography Masters Cup (USA), The Spider Awards (USA), National Portrait Gallery Awards (UK), Maestro Photo Contest (Russia). With his project “Shadows” he won Photographer of the Year at International Photography Awards.In 2017 George won one of the most prestigious world photography contests «Sony World Photography Awards»