Flowers for Jeju: The Last Mermaids: An Interview with Zena Holloway

Frills and lace float, weightless, amongst graceful porcelain limbs in an eerie, hazy glow. There’s a nostalgic ambiance created by this otherworldly place found beneath the surface of water. This place, often swimming pools and tanks but sometimes in open water, is where UK photographer Zena Holloway conducts photo shoots. Since the age of eighteen, Zena has been photographing solely under the waves. She and her models dive down to the underwater sets and lighting areas. Obviously being such a big part of her life, the oceans are of great importance to Zena. Her images often softly suggest her fear of losing such an important resource and subtly prompt viewers to take action. Zena Holloway’s latest photography series, Flowers For Jeju: The Last Mermaids, has a theme that runs perfectly with this idea. “We go to the … Continue reading Flowers for Jeju: The Last Mermaids: An Interview with Zena Holloway