Hale's description of his portraits follows:
In my self-portrait series, I work with multiple self-portraits where I digitally composite myself into the same photograph several times. I create narratives where I create imaginary, incestuous relationships with myself that express my inner conflict about the male identity.
Two Men in a Hallway
Last year, Hale also fully detailed his methodology on his blog, which doesn't seem to be active at the moment.
I'm enamored by the medium, the oddity found within each scene and the story evoked. Hale captures your senses with these amazing colors and holds you hostage by the content, which is a dark fantasy world you're not sure you want to step into, but do it regardless.
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