Gluttony by Jack Loughran
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Jack Loughran's picture

Gluttony

March 8, 2019

This is the first shot in what will hopefully be a slightly different take on the Seven Deadly Sins. A good friend and I had been planning this shoot for months, and the details changed over time, but I'm really happy with the final result. I suppose there's a commentary on modern society in there, but the message was less important to us than the visual side of things. We knew we wanted to emulate the 'chiarroscurro' style lighting, made famous by artists such as Caravaggio, and that we wanted a cornucopia of modern food (which ended up just being a table filled with McDonalds!)

50mm · f/1.4 · 1/500s · ISO 100
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17 Comments

Edward Hudgeons's picture

Back to Bacchus!

Audra Oden's picture

This is pretty darn amazing!

Jack Loughran's picture

Thank you so much Audra!

Robert Nurse's picture

This is so well done and gross at the same time!

Jack Loughran's picture

Haha, thank you very much Robert!

Justin Kriel's picture

Love the concept and execution! This made me stop and look closer. The more i looked, the more I liked it! Well shot!

Jack Loughran's picture

Cheers Justin, appreciate the kind words!

Rod Kestel's picture

Yerk! I know a great photo when I wish I could do it too.
(very) minor thing is I find the shape on the wall just above his hand mildly distracting.

Jack Loughran's picture

I actually agree with you Rod, I need to be more aware of that stuff. Thank you for pointing it out!

Marcin Świostek's picture

Very Caravaggio-like. Nice.

Chris Jablonski's picture

Disgustingly beautiful, Jack!

Jack Loughran's picture

Haha, thanks very much Chris! Haven't eaten McD's since :P

John Armstrong's picture

Awesome but you should have found a fatter model.

Jack Loughran's picture

Thanks John! We considered it, but felt that it might be a bit heavy handed, or potentially offensive. Gluttony runs far deeper than just overeating.

Me on Friday evening