Photos by Delaney Allen

Words by PSQ

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Delaney Allen is an American photographer whose work investigates self-exploration. Incorporating a unique approach of using self-portraiture, still-life and landscape photography, he forms an environment around familiar, yet personal emotions.

His itemised interests are:
Self-exploration
Valleys
Mirrors
Patterns
Liquids
Light
Waves
Trickery
Rapids
Wandering
Self-portraits
Wondering
Ice caves
Normal caves
Mountains
Still-life
Storytelling
Fruit
Fabric
Getting lost
Words
Text
Open fields
The blue in the distance
Sunsets
Sky
Desert
Airplanes
Water
Survival blankets
Stackings
Edits
Driving
Being alone

He’s been exhibited and published both nationally and internationally; and most recently, he was chosen as one of Time Magazine’s ’51 Instagram Photographers To Follow’. Additionally, he’s been recognised as ‘One Of Portland’s Five Artists To Watch’, as a ‘Flash Forward Emerging Photographer’ and as an invited guest of Alec Soth’s Camp For Socially Awkward Storytellers. Oh, and his first publication, Between Here And There, was also awarded ‘Best Books Of 2010’ by Photo-Eye Magazine.

Delaney currently splits time between Oregon and Texas, while his work is being represented regionally by Nationale in Portland, Oregon.

To see more of his work, click here.

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