One of my favorite things about photography is how it enables “time travel”. Photographer Freddy Fabris (previously) took his models on a ride to 1900’s where he re-created a series of 1900’s sportsmen. Freddy shares that “The series was inspired by late 1800‘s, early 1900‘s studio portrait photography, with their use of painted backdrops and simple props” that was a starting point and he took if from there. the series includes a Boxer, an Equestrian, a Fenser, and Hockey & Tennis players.
Paying homage to the great masters of art is not an easy task. Photographer Freddy Fabris took a stab at it. However, paying homage does not mean duplicate, and Freddy added his own touch to the painting. Instead of simply recreating The Last Supper, Creation Of Adam and The Anatomy Lesson with Renaissance models, Freddy used auto mechanics models, settings and locations. The results are smile inducing.