Tuesday, April 12, 2016

3 Glasses Later

Things can get a bit fuzzy after a few glasses of wine, but Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti has found a way to clearly conserve and catalog the merrymaking effects of the adored alcoholic beverage. In his latest series called 3 Glasses Later, which began as a joking experiment, Alberti invited friends to his apartment for happy hour and snapped their portraits just as they arrived, when their faces still reflected “the fatigue after working all day long, and from also facing rush hour traffic to get here.” He then captured the way their moods and mannerisms shifted after one, two, and three glasses of wine.

by Leah Pellegrini, My Modern Met | Read more:
Images: Marcos Alberti

[ed. Two looks to be the sweet spot. Reminds me of this quote, often misattributed to Dorothy Parker: I wish I could drink like a lady. “Two or three,” at the most. But two, and I’m under the table—And three, I'm under the host.]