The Essence of America

I’ve never been to America before, but the images below really evoke my favourite aspects of how I imagine America to be – that kind of gritty classic film aesthetic.Kurt Manley‘s atmospheric photography captures twilight street scenes which are reminiscent of the work of Tod Seelie, J Bennett Fitts and Gregory Crewdson.

Alan Wolfson creates tiny scenes that have mostly been inspired by places in New York City. While a lot of the setups are loosely based on places that Wolfson has seen, some – such as Kat’z Delicatessen – are true replicas of real life places.

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