|Rima Danette Traxler by Stephen Chalmers|
These serene landscape photos by Stephen Chalmers contain a deeper message than is first readily interpreted. Claire O'Neil at the NPR photo blog explains:
... read the titles and you might start to second guess how beautiful they are. The images are scenes where disposed bodies were discovered. The titles are the victims' names. That's the unsettling experience Stephen Chalmers is trying to evoke because that's the experience he had.
It's a morbid idea but somehow beautiful. I also think it's respectful in the message it sends about violent crime victims, media and the passage of time. Do you agree?
NPR - Unmarked: Ordinary Scenes with Unsettling Stories
Stephen Chalmers' site: http://www.askew-view.com/