Silhouettes: A Metaphor on Identity and Insignificance

All Images In This Post Are by Daniel Brox Nordmo. Used with Permission.

Norwegian photographer Daniel Brox Nordmo, a designer by profession but avid photographer as well, takes aim at modern society in his photo project ‘Silhouettes‘. “This photo series is a way to emphasize how little importance our identity and peculiarity is to the modern society. And how we all are anonymous person who wander around aimlessly.” Brox Nordmo tells The Phoblographer, “The photos are dark and a bit surrealistic, but it was a really fun project to do.”

Utilizing an original Canon 7D, Brox Nordmo situated his setup near the Norwegian Opera, which is known for is incredible floor pattern with the geometric shapes you see in the images. The dark, minimalist view and what is tries to convey about our modern society is quiet though provoking. “I do different types of photography. Much nature and landscape photography, but in recent time I have wanted to express myself more artistically. Using black and white photography and silhouettes gives a dramatic effect to the photos, and gives it a more minimalist feel to it.” Brox Nordmo said of the project.

The Silhouettes project really stood out to us, with its minimalist style, utilizing geometric lines and shadow to provide interest. Its a surreal, artistic commentary on our modern society and we thought it would be perfect to share with you all.

You can check out the full series below.











You can find more of Daniel Brox Nordmo’s work over on his website, or his Behance Profile.

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is a Portland, Oregon based Boudoir Photographer specializing in a dark, moody style that promotes female body positivity, empowerment, and sexuality. Besides The Phoblographer, he also reviews gear and produces his own educational content on his website.