Nick Veasey is an artist that uses a very non-traditional medium - large format X-rays.
The photographer was born in London in 1962. He worked in the advertising and design industries and pursued work in conventional still photography before being asked to X-ray a cola can for a television show. Veasey also decided to X-ray the shoes he was wearing that day. The finished images were shown to an art director, and Veasey's exploration was cemented by the response it provoked.
He has often chosen cars and bikes as his subject matter.
As he states on his site, "The x-rays reveal the skill and ingenuity that went into the design and manufacture of motorcycles from the beginning of the 20th century. Fascinating in their detail, the project records the developments in engineering of the ‘golden age’.Read More