For our latest group show, we invited you to submit your photographs of redheads. Judged by Keren Sachs, Director of Content Development for Offset, a new collection of high-end stock photography and illustration from artists around the globe, the images selected for this collection capture the elusive and indefinable beauty of auburn hair. Since the days of Medieval Europe, redheads in art have walked a murky line between the human realm and the divine. Where red hair was once perceived as an unerasable mark of black magic and vampirism, throughout history, it has also been a key trait of several deities, like Botticelli’s Venus and the angels of Titian. While children with red hair might be taunted on the schoolyard, we grow up to covet red locks and to be transfixed eternally by those who bear them.
Congratulations to winning photographer Julie de Waroquier, who will receive a GoPro Hero4 Black, and to runners up Masha Svyatogor and Michelle Marshall. All submitting photographers were considered to join Offset.