Sabbat detail Daniel Vazquez
Dark cloaked figures and ominous landscapes are central to the ethereal works of Daniel Vazquez, also known as American Ghoul. Vazquez creates manipulations and staged photography that touches on dark symbolism, death, and occult ritual. A keen eye for composition and symbolism give Vazquez's work a thrilling dark air. Below we have selected some of our favourite American Ghoul pieces.
Death and The Maiden Daniel Vazquez American Ghoul image via CVLT Nation
Muerte image via americanghoul.bigcartel.com
A dark underlying humor can be seen in many of American Ghouls photos which often play on the morbid themes of death, witchcraft and the occult.
Vazquez, a San José California photographer works with his wife Amber Joy shooting and editing various dark scenes. Their work together produces staged scenes and cloaked characters that immediately captivate the viewer.