About a year ago, I was emailed an image of a beached whale and a dead raccoon in a bag. No text, no link—just two jpgs. Feeling like I had just received a digital kiss of death, I instantly Googled the offender's email address. Turns out Clark Allen (aka Sink Stuart) isn't a darkweb killer for hire, but just a man who winds up in some strange situations. If you get past his post-Geocities portfolio, his website is a haven of perfect timing: cheerleaders, crying kids, and sex shops are treated with that oft-discussed "democracy" so cherished in contemporary photography. I always admire the sincerity in which street photographers approach voyeurism and everyday theatrics—when it works. Lucky for us, it seems as though Clark Allen has a life worth living.
Clark Allen Takes Great Photos of Baby Deer and Dead Raccoons
Clark Allen is a man who came to our attention after he emailed us of strange jpgs of a beached whale and a dead raccoon. Upon further Googlin', we discovered he's a gritty street photographer with a keen eye for the deranged and comically absurd. Here...
April 1, 2014, 7:59pm