Nahui Olin by Edward Weston (1924)

The photograph titled “Nahui Olin” was captured by artist Edward Weston in the year 1924. In the image, there is a focused portrait of a woman gazing directly into the camera. The photograph exhibits high-contrast lighting, accentuating the woman’s facial features, including her eyes, which are highlighted with dark makeup, and her lips, which appear to be coated with a dark lipstick. Her hair is cut into a short bob, a popular style of the era. With a bare shoulder visible, the portrait gives an intimate feel and captures a striking expression that suggests depth and intensity. The photograph is monochromatic, contributing to its timeless quality.

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