Hilarious and grotesque in the same instant, these “Valentines Day,” series caused somewhat of an emotional response by the viewer. Wes Naman has been a self taught photographer of ten years before graduating from commercial photography in his home in North Carolina. Since moving to Albuquerque he has been an assistant to photographers such as Chip Simons and Robert Reck before deciding to start his own company, Naman Photography. In between working as a photojournalist for the weekly Alibi, freelancing in commercial photography as well as advertising and stock photography, Wes manages to work on fine art projects to display at galleries. To see more of his work or contact him visit his website.
“I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.”