About the Book
I have been fascinated by the idea of a modern day Colossus of Rhodes since I first learned about the gigantic statue in grade school. By digitally collaging found images of classical and Renaissance sculpture with original land and cityscape photography, I have been able to bring this idea to life. ‘Colossus’ is a series of photo illustrations depicting a world where giant statues break free of their stone prisons to roam through the cities and countryside of North America...
Winner: PX3 2009 Prix de la Photographie, Paris competition: 2nd Place, Fine Art: Digitally Enhanced
Features & Details
- Category Arts & Photography
Large Format Landscape, 13×11 in, 33×28 cm
- Publish Date Jul 16, 2009
- Tags jason ross, kendall college of art and design, british columbia, grand rapids, new mexico, santa fe, laguna beach, san francisco, new york, new york city, digital manipulation, constructed reality, renaissance, mythological, classical, giant, titan, colossus, vancouver, pennsylvania, philadelphia, michigan, chicago, california, canada, ontario, toronto, ohio, toledo, city, landscape, px3, photoshop, collage, illustration, marble, stone, figurative, sculpture, statue
2004 Adobe Design Achievement Award Winner, 3rd Place: Photography 'APPREHENSION' (formerly 'My Lives, Imagined') 2004/2005 Photographer's Forum Best of College Photography Award Winner 2004 Published in Photographer's Forum Magazine, PDN online, Design Taxi online 2009 PX3 : Prix de la Photographie, Paris Award Winner, 2nd Place Fine Art: Digitally Enhanced, 'Colossus'