Alex Nelson comes from New York and is known for her fantastic cityscape photos. In her works you can see how one and the same place looks early in the morning, when people haven’t already crowded the streets and late in the evening when gentle sun rays fill the city with a warm glow.
She also likes experimenting with artificial lighting to show how it affects the scene. In addition to cool cityscapes, you can come across her jaw-dropping landscape pictures that reflect the opposition of natural and artificial lighting. Most of Nelson’s projects are Giclée prints on archive paper that have been framed and mounted.
Alex Nelson was born in 1989 in New York. She spent her childhood in a small town in Maine. Alex entered the Fashion Institute of Technology and studied photography there, as she was really passionate about this art. She finished studying and received the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography.
Nowadays, Nelson Alex is going to continue her education at the Yale School of Art in New Haven, CT, because she believes that you must constantly advance your skills of becoming a professional photographer if you want to be really good at what you are doing.
She began her commercial real estate photography career as an assistant in Nan Goldin Studio, spending there more than six years. That was a great beginning that initiated her future success in wedding photography and professional growth. Nowadays, Alex Nelson works not only for Nan Goldin, but also for Susan Meiselas and demonstrates brilliant results.
In addition to photography, Alex is also engaged in book editing, creating free photography logo templates, and organization of different exhibitions.
Touching on serious and burning social topics, she has created a series called “From Here on Out”. In such a way, she attracted viewers’ attention to the life of a family undergoing divorce. Alex did her best to show how painful this process is and how each family member survives it.
Nelson wanted everybody to grasp how destructive divorce is, so she brought a lot of personal into this series, using her own family as a prototype. She claims that the family roles have been shifted, while interpersonal dynamics have reached its critical point.
Alex proved to be a very talented photographer making viewers “feel” the intimate tension in her works by means professional photography marketing. The series consists of 3 parts and the first one appeared in 2009. She was absolutely honest depicting the invisible connection between the family member and how quickly they ruined.