Denver-based photographer Nathan W. Armes has been working on a long-term project involving Americaâ€™s National Park system.
Itâ€™s hard to explain a project that you didnâ€™t realize youâ€™ve been working on your whole life. Itâ€™s not like these photographs were shot on autopilot. I was just shooting in an attempt to show the beauty of our National Parks.
Only in the edit did I start noticing a trend, which Iâ€™ve been feeling subconsciously since I was a kid shooting Polaroid snapshots on cross-country family trips to the Grand Canyon, Painted Desert and the Great Smoky Mountains. The trend where I used people as nearly insignificant props in the vast landscape.
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