The Sleep of the Beloved: Paul Schneggenburger

The Sleep of the Beloved, long exposure photos of sleeping couples, Paul SchneggenburgerThe Sleep of the Beloved, long exposure photos of sleeping couples, Paul SchneggenburgerThe Sleep of the Beloved, long exposure photos of sleeping couples, Paul SchneggenburgerClick to enlarge

Austrian photographer Paul Schneggenburger‘s university thesis project three years back, has since become an ongoing one. The Sleep of the Beloved is a series of photographs taken as one long-time exposure, from midnight to 6am, of lovers sleeping together. Schneggenburger sets up a bed in his studio apartment as a stage, complete with candlelight, but removes himself from the space as the couples sleep. The results are somewhat ghostlike, with a moody balletic quality. Quite nice, I think. If you’re interested in having you and your significant other photographed while sleeping together, there’s a contact on Schneggenburger’s website.

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