Maria Svarbova’s Poolside Origins Explores Symmetry and Duplicity

All images by Maria Svarbova. Used with Creative Commons Permission.

The beauty of symmetry and the intrigue of duplicity are some of the most commonly explored techniques in conceptual photography. If you find these themes particularly interesting, this curious-looking set by Slovakian photographer Maria Svarbova is a delightful mix of both.

If water is a common element in Maria’s work, swimmers comprise the characters and muses of her quirky stories. In this beautiful set called Origins, they come to life as graceful and fascinating creatures born out of Maria’s unique visions. Set in the brightly lit swimming pool that we see in a lot of her work, the calm and mirror-like water amplifies the duplicity and symmetry that make this set an eye-catching work.

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